Translation of afternoon in Spanish:

afternoon

Pronunciation: /ˌæftərˈnuːn; ˌɑːftəˈnuːn/

n

  • 1 (time of day) tarde (f) I haven't seen him all afternoon no lo he visto en toda la tarde he's taken the afternoon off se ha tomado la tarde libre he came in the afternoon vino por la tarde, vino en la tarde (AmL) , vino a la tarde or de tarde (RPl) every Saturday afternoon todos los sábados por la tarde ( or en la tarde etc) at four o'clock in the afternoon a las cuatro de la tarde good afternoon! (as greeting) ¡buenas tardes! afternoon! (as greeting) [colloquial/familiar] ¡buenas! [familiar/colloquial] (before n) afternoon nap siesta (f) afternoon tea (BrE) (m) (de las cinco)
    More example sentences
    • This afternoon we have bought a new sofa, a dining table and six chairs and a sideboard!
    • Most volunteers normally spend a couple of mornings, afternoons or evenings on duty each week.
    • We have a group of nurses who take it in turn weekday mornings and afternoons, also one evening a week so I can go out.
  • 2
    (afternoons)
    (as adv) por las tardes, en las tardes (AmL) , a la or de tarde (RPl)

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