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plazo (masculine noun (el)) — time, period, term. Look up plazo in the dictionary

¿Se ha cumplido el plazo?
Is the time up?
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Old March 27, 2009, 07:46 AM
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A plazos is a way of saying layaway in Spanish.
example: Quiero una sofa. La voy a comprar a plazos. ( or is it en plazos?)
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Old March 27, 2009, 07:50 AM
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A plazos is a way of saying layaway in Spanish.
example: Quiero una sofa. La voy a comprar a plazos. ( or is it en plazos?)
a plazos is correct.

What it means is: to buy it in installments. Which is not exactly layaway. Right?
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Old March 27, 2009, 02:31 PM
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This is a discussion thread for the Daily Spanish Word for March 27, 2009

plazo (masculine noun (el)) — time, period, term. Look up plazo in the dictionary

¿Se ha cumplido el plazo?
Is the time up?
tiempo would not work, right?
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Old March 27, 2009, 02:50 PM
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tiempo would not work, right?
My understanding that tiempo is more for describing when something is / was / will be, etc.

And plazo sounds like it's more for refering to a quantity of time.

But that's just my stab at it.

¿Cuánto plazo hay en el deporte de fútbol? Hay noventa minutos, mas o menos.
¿A qué tiempo tu juegas f
útbol? Juego a los dos en la tarde.

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Old March 27, 2009, 02:58 PM
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"Plazo" implies a deadline.

"El plazo para pagar vence el domingo."

@Fazor: your sentences should rather be:

"¿Cuánto tiempo hay en el juego/partido de fútbol?"
"¿A qué hora juegas fútbol?"
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oh ok thanks for the info
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jchen and fazor:

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tiempo would not work, right?
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"Plazo" implies a deadline.

"El plazo para pagar vence el domingo."

@Fazor: your sentences should rather be:

"¿Cuánto tiempo hay en el juego/partido de fútbol?"
"¿A qué hora juegas fútbol?"
Angelica entró al foro justo a tiempo para responder las preguntas.
A que horas vine yo a decir que tiempo y hora no estaban relacionados.

¿A ver laepelba? Tu también entras en el mitote.

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¿A ver laepelba? Tu también entras en el mitote.

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Uh oh. I only just saw this. You people are talking about me even when I haven't already participated in the discussion.....

Anyway - here I am, and don't really understand what you said about me. You're saying something like "See, Lou Ann? You also enter into the chat." ??
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I believe a good translation of the question (which he forgot to write as a question) he asked is:
Are you also going to jump on the bandwagon?
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