Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hours"

The meaning of "Hours" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Eat at odd hours?
A: It means when a person eats at a time that someone usually doesn't eat at. For example, an odd hour to eat at 3 AM
Q: O que significa What are the hours at 〜??
A: いつからいつまで開けている意味です。
Q: O que significa The crossing took him *rather* under 22 hours.?
A: It is something you would hear in Britain more than in the USA. It can mean "really, well, a lot, a significant amount" or "approximately". In this case I would say it means a significant amount. It was well under 22 hours.
Q: O que significa How many hours later was it before I wasn't even informed? ?
A: She says "..before I was even informed." Aha! That makes more sense!
She is scolding the other woman for not informing her about the situation until hours after it happened (when it became too late to help her).

How many hours was it before you informed me? Is the general meaning, but the use of "even" emphasizes that the other woman didn't even inform her, which would have been the least she could have done.
Q: O que significa hours if not days?
A: They had warning signs at least hours before. At the very minimum, they should have known that the volcano would erupt hours before it happened. However, it is a possibility that they had warning signs days before the eruption. People today are not sure how early the warning signs were; we only know that they had at least a few hours. Some people believe they had a day or two.

Example sentences using "Hours"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com About how many hours~? / Around how many hours~?.
A: I should correct to give the example you seek.
About how many hours will it take to finish?
Around how many hours does it take to go from Korea to Thailand?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com it takes me hours to~.
A: it take me hours to finish the work
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com She put in long hours. What does this mean?.
A: She out in the long hours at work. that's why she got promoted.

the phrase is used to describe someone putting in a lot of effort and time into something
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com odd hours.
A: Working a night shift means that you always have to be awake at odd hours.

Synonyms of "Hours" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre 3 hours lefts e 3 hours left ?
A: 3 hours lefts is incorrect because we don't say 'lefts' in English. it's Just 3 hours left.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I sleep 8 hours everyday. e I get 8hours sleep everyday. ?
A: They both imply the same message, but it's more natural for people to say "I get eight hours of sleep." And you might want to say "every night," unless you're sleeping during the day!
I hope this helps :)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre working hours e business hours ?
A: @mihaskh пожалуйста ^_^

I used person (singular) with "their" because I didn't want to specify the gender of the person. It doesn't matter in this context whether it is a male or female, so instead of saying his or her job, I say their.

Generally when you don't want to specify the gender of the person, or it isn't important - saying the plural form is fine.

In spoken language it is
normal to do so but in written language it is often a style choice. So if you choose to say "their" instead of "he/she" - make sure to be consistent 🙂
Q: Qual é a diferença entre over 10 hours e above 10 hours ?
A: Over and above are kind of the same thing. So "Over 10 hours." And "Above 10 hours." Basically means the same thing.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Just two hours. e Only two hours. ?
A: "just" is used a little more in giving time. While "only" implies time is being lost
Examples:

Students will have just two hours to finish the test

There's only 2 hours left before school ends

Translations of "Hours"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? we don't arrive for at least 2 hours yet.
we will arrive for at least 2 hours yet.
are they the same meaning?
A: no you can’t use “yet” in this situation. You could say “2 more hours
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? (당신이) 어제 5시간 자고 오늘 아침에 출근해서 일을 한다는 게 조금 걱정되기는 했는데, 일 잘 마무리 됬다니 기쁘네 ^^ [ i worried about you only slept 5 hours and how you go to work today morning, anyways i'm glad to hear that you done very well
A: Since you only slept five hours and had to work this morning, I was a little worried; so, I'm glad that it all worked out in the end.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "Within 12 hours, exclude weekends and celebrate days"
A: The box will be shipped within 12 hours, excluding weekends and holidays

I hope this helps!
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I have to go, we have talked for more than two hours.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "It is four hours forward from our time zone"
A: @scienceblossom grammatical yes. It is more natural to say "It's four hours ahead of our time zone" though

Other questions about "Hours"

Q: hours of sleep of the night before soa natural?
A: I had many hours of sleep last night . ( but it is rather unnatural)
Q: I take hours just to pick a yogurt at a supermarket. soa natural?
A: Absolutely... Great job 🙌🙌
Q: It would take more than 2 or 3 hours soa natural?
A: You sound good
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar 13 hours and 30 hours.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: It takes four hours for my husband to commute everyday.
soa natural?
A: You could rephrase that, but I think it's correct the way it is now. And wow... four hours.

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