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

The meaning of "Hour" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does 「one hour and a half apart」→apart? 1時間半? mean?
A: 2 things are separated by 1 hour and 30 min. Like 2 cars in a Le Mann race.
Q: What does We are about an hour away from getting the scene lit. What does "lit" mean? mean?
A: Hi! Haha. I am surprised that you even heard of that word. It's slang of course. And because it's slang, it can have different meanings.
It basically means= popping, exciting, crazy, fun.
Q: What does I’m almost up to an hour a day. mean?
A: what is the context of the sentence as the meaning can be translated differently.
Q: What does One hour tops mean?
A: One hour, maximum. At the most, one hour. Not more than 1 hour.
Q: What does "on the hour" in 291 mean?
A: On the hour means when the clock hits the hour mark, so 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, those would all be on the hour. You could also use on the dot, which means the same thing but can be applied to times with minutes like 1:15 or 3:30. On the dot of 3:30 (this makes more sense if you use a clock with hands)

Example sentences using "Hour"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I experienced 5 hour long game where only endurance matters..
A: I think either:
I experienced a 5-hour-long game where only endurance mattered.
Or:
I experienced 5-hour-long games where only endurance mattered.
sounds more natural :)
Some people might leave the hyphens out but I think it’s correct in this case to use hyphens.
Q: Please show me example sentences with an hour .
A: I'll see you in an hour.

He came to the office an hour later.

The process will take an hour to finish.
Q: Please show me example sentences with It began to rain 3 hour ago, and hasn't stopped yet
-> It has.......................... .
A: It has not stopped raining for the past three hours.
Q: Please show me example sentences with at any hour.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Please show me example sentences with "at a normal hour".
A: tonight I'm gonna try to go to bed at a normal hour instead of my usual 02:00

Synonyms of "Hour" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I've been waiting for you for an hour and I've been waiting for you over an hour and I've been waiting for you for over an hour ?
A: yes, the first one is during those 10 years and the second one is during more than the 10 last years
Q: What is the difference between "I have waited for an hour. " and "I have been waiting for an hour" ?
A: "I have waited for an hour. "
For example, you want to eat in a restaurant with your friend. He is late so you are waiting for him. He finally arrived and you eat in the restaurant. Then he asks you, "Oh sorry, how long did you wait?" you answer "I have/I've waited for an hour."


But, for example, you are waiting for your friend and he sends you a text message, "Sorry I will be late!" Then you reply "Hurry up, I have been waiting for an hour."

have waited = you are already done waiting.
have been waiting = you are still waiting right now.
Q: What is the difference between i am going to be half an hour late and i will be there half an hour late ?
A: "I am going to be a half an hour late" sounds unexpected. "I will be there half an hour late" sounds planned. "I ran into some traffic! I am going to be a half hour late!" "My meeting doesn't get out until 5pm. I will be a half an hour late to the 4:30 movie showing."
Q: What is the difference between in an hour and within an hour ?
A: Pretend it's 8:00

If I do something in an hour, I will do it at 9:00

If I do something within an hour, I will do it any time between 8:00 and 9:00. Maybe I will do it at 8:15, maybe 8:30, maybe 8:55.
Q: What is the difference between We stood talking for an hour. and We talked standing for an hour. ?
A: You can use either. Without context clues neither stood nor stand will imply movement.

If you want to stress the fact that you were in a single spot the entire time you can add 'there'. You can further stress it by adding 'the entire time' or 'the whole time' to let the reader know the exact duration of standing.

"They stood there talking for an entire hour."

"They were standing there, talking for an entire hour."

Translations of "Hour"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? In an hour we're going to be playing football or in an hour we're going to play football?
A: Hello, I would say, “In an hour we’re going to play football”
You could also say:
“An hour from now/in an hour, we will be playing football.”( But if you say this, the meaning changes slightly)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how speaks hour
A: Instead say: how do you say "hour" in English?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "hour" and "our"
A: Não tem differença
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "hour", "our", "bit", "beat", "plan", "plane", "plain"
A: "hour" and "our" both sound like "our."
"plane" and "plain" both sound the same, with a long "a" sound like in "way".

"beat" sounds like "beet".
The "a" in "plan" is the same as the "a" in "dad".
The "i" in "bit" is a short "i" sound as in "sit".
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 2,5 hour or 2,5 hours (Thank You for advance!)
A: I would say "two and a half hours".

Other questions about "Hour"

Q: Come you just now? Or have you Already a hour bevor comed ? Has my colleague already asked your roomnummber ? Does this sound natural?
A: Did you just come? Or have you been here for a while? (less specific, but it sounds more natural) Did my colleague already ask for your room number?
Q: One hour after I posted a question, I checked back in with it in order to read answers. Does this sound natural?
A: I can understand what you are saying. There are just a few small parts that need fixing.

"One hour after I posted a question, I checked back to read the answers." :)
Q: However, as one hour passed, no living thing appeared in the neibourhood. Does this sound natural?
A: However, even after an hour had passed, no living thing appeared in the neighborhood.
Q: I've waiting for an hour and a half! Does this sound natural?
A: "I've been waiting for an hour and a half"
Q: I'll be there in an hour and half. Does this sound natural?
A: Just put an "a" between "and" and "half."

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