- 1 1.1 noche (f); (before dark) tarde (f) at 10 in the evening a las 10 de la noche at 6 in the evening a las 6 de la tarde he came in the evening (before dark) vino por la tarde, vino en la tarde (AmL) , vino a la tarde or de tarde (RPl) (after dark) vino por la noche, vino de noche, vino en la noche (AmL) every Tuesday evening todos los martes por la tarde/noche ( or en la tarde etc) let's have an evening out tonight ¿por qué no salimos esta noche? good evening (early on) buenas tardes (later) buenas noches (before n) evening meal cena (f) evening paper periódico (m) de la tarde, vespertino (m) [lenguaje periodístico/journalese] evening performance función (f) de tarde the evening star el lucero de la tarde, la estrella de Venus 1.2 (period of entertainment) velada (f) [formal], noche (f) we felt like an evening of bridge teníamos ganas de pasar una noche jugando al bridge one of their famous musical evenings una de sus famosas veladas musicalesMore example sentences1.3 (concluding period) [literario/literary] crepúsculo (m) [literario/literary]
- Trosley's next event, an evening of Russian folk music round a campfire, is taking place on Saturday.
- The disc is too propulsive to be background music, but too modest to be your evening's main event.
- Lying in Morgan's double bed, their heads inches apart, Dawn thinks over the evening's events.
- 2(evenings (as adv))(before dark) por la tarde, en la tarde (AmL) , a la tarde or de tarde (RPl) ; (after dark) por la noche, de noche, en la noche (AmL)More example sentences
- Except for short exercise periods in the evening the prisoners were confined to their individual cells for the first three days.
- When I was doing the play I was tiring and absolutely using up all of my resources but it was a two hour period in the evening and then it was finished.
- Then allocate work to do in all your free periods and in the evening.
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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.