for an hour

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for an hour(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to indicate duration)
a. una hora
I'll just be away for an hour. You can manage in the meantime.Solo me iré una hora. Puedes arreglártelas mientras tanto.
b. por una hora
This ought to keep the children busy at least for an hour.Esto debería mantener a los niños ocupados al menos por una hora.
c. durante una hora
I waited for an hour, and then I left. He never turned up.Esperé durante una hora y después me fui. Él nunca apareció.
2. (used to refer to a past ongoing situation)
a. desde hace una hora
Lindsay's been in the boss's office for an hour.Lindsay está en la oficina del jefe desde hace una hora.
b. hace una hora
Where's Peter? - I don't know. I haven't seen him for an hour.¿Dónde está Peter? - No sé. Hace una hora que no lo veo.
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