Wordlist: Time

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time
 
how much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device
 
what time
 
 
o'clock
 
designates the time when the minute hand of a clock points to twelve
 
a.m.
 
before noon (abbreviation of ante meridiem)
 
p.m.
 
after noon (abbreviation of post meridiem)
 
hour
 
a time period of 60 minutes
 
minute
 
a time period of 60 seconds
 
second
 
one-sixtieth of a minute
 
at
 
preposition used to indicate a point of time
 
to
 
 
past
 
 
quarter
 
any one of four equal parts into which something (here: an hour) has been divided
 
half past
 
 
before
 
earlier in time
 
after
 
later in time, following
 
ago
 
past, gone by, since
 
 
    • time[taɪ̯m](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • how much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device
    • Example:
      • Do you know what time it is?
    • what time(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • What time does the train leave?
    • o'clock[əˈkläk](adverb)
    • Definition:
      • designates the time when the minute hand of a clock points to twelve
    • Example:
      • Let's meet at 9 o'clock pm.
    • a.m.(miscellaneous)
    • Definition:
      • before noon (abbreviation of ante meridiem)
    • Example:
      • I usually have breakfast at 8 a.m.!
      • Antonym(s):
        pm
    • p.m.(miscellaneous)
    • Definition:
      • after noon (abbreviation of post meridiem)
    • Example:
      • I usually go to bed at 10 p.m.!
      • Antonym(s):
        am
    • hour, hours[aʊɹ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a time period of 60 minutes
    • Example:
      • The test takes two hours.
    • minute, minutes[ˈmɪnɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a time period of 60 seconds
    • Example:
      • Just wait a few minutes, please.
    • second, seconds[ˈsɛk.ənd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one-sixtieth of a minute
    • Example:
      • One minute has 60 seconds.
    • at[ət](preposition)
    • Definition:
      • preposition used to indicate a point of time
    • Example:
      • I see you at 3 o'clock tomorrow!
    • to[tuː](preposition)
    • Example:
      • The train leaves at 10 minutes to 12.
    • past[pɑːst](preposition)
    • Example:
      • The movie starts at 20 minutes past 4.
    • quarter, quarters[ˈkwôrtər](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any one of four equal parts into which something (here: an hour) has been divided
    • Example:
      • School starts at quarter to 8 a.m. (= 7.45 a.m.).
    • half past(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • They have lunch at half past 12 (= 12.30 p.m.).
    • before[bɪˈfɔː](adverb)
    • Definition:
      • earlier in time
    • Example:
      • Call me the day before you come.
      • Antonym(s):
        after
    • after[ˈɑːf.tə(ɹ)](adverb)
    • Definition:
      • later in time, following
    • Example:
      • After work, he goes home and has dinner.
      • Antonym(s):
        before
    • ago[əˈɡəʊ](adverb)
    • Definition:
      • past, gone by, since
    • Example:
      • Two days ago she felt sick.
 

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time
hour
minute
second
at
to
past
quarter
before
after
ago
 
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        a.m.
        before noon (abbreviation of ante meridiem)
        o'clock
        designates the time when the minute hand of a clock points to twelve
        quarter
        any one of four equal parts into which something (here: an hour) has been divided
        what time
        minute
        a time period of 60 seconds
        past
        to
        after
        later in time, following
        ago
        past, gone by, since
        at
        preposition used to indicate a point of time
        hour
        a time period of 60 minutes
        half past
        before
        earlier in time
        second
        one-sixtieth of a minute
        p.m.
        after noon (abbreviation of post meridiem)
         
         
         
        Bring the daily routine into the right order via drag and drop.
         
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        • At 5 o'clock p.m., he finishes work and goes home.
           
        • Peter has lunch at half past 12 p.m.
           
        • Peter usually goes to bed at 10 o'clock at night.
           
        • At quarter to 8 a.m., he leaves for work.
           
        • Around quarter past 6 p.m., he usually has dinner with his family.
           
        • Peter wakes up at half past 6 in the morning.
           
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        • 9 o'clock (am)
           
        • Half past 2 (pm)
           
        • 6 o'clock (pm)
           
        • Ten minutes past 3 (pm)
           
        • A quarter past ten (pm)
           
        • Ten minutes to 8 (pm)
           
        • A quarter to 8 (pm)
           
        • 5 minutes to 4 (am)
           
        • 2:30 pm
           
        • 7:45 pm
           
        • 3:10 pm
           
        • 7:50 pm
           
        • 6:00 pm
           
        • 9:00 am
           
        • 3:55 am
           
        • 10:15 pm
           
         
         
         
         
         

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