Different Times of the Day | Parts of the Day in English

Learn Different TIMES of the Day / Parts of the Day in English with Pictures and Examples.

Different Times of the Day

Parts of the Day in English

Dawn

It’s around sunrise.

Examples:

  • My Mom usually wakes up at dawn.
  • The mine workers left work at the break of dawn.
  • The dawn is breaking.
  • The weather generally gets cold toward dawn.
  • They should come before the dawn.
  • The darkest hour is that before the dawn.

Early Morning

It’s from about 2 hours before sunrise to about 7:00 am.

Examples:

  • In the early morning,she robed and went out.
  • Birds sing loudest in the early morning.
  • At early morning I went up through the hillside woods.
  • The early morning is the best time of day.
  • He loved the cool of the early morning.

Morning

It’s from the sunset to 12:00 pm

Examples:

  • That was a very beautiful morning.
  • I go to work in the mornings.
  • Do you have any appointments for this morning?
  • I will call you on Saturday morning.
  • She couldn’t get to sleep until the morning.

Late Morning

It’s from about 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Examples:

  • The fog had lifted by late morning.
  • By late morning the sky had cleared a little.
  • They stayed at Cawdor from Friday lunchtime to Saturday late morning.
  • The only clue had come in the late morning.
  •  The late morning sun was beginning to break through the clouds.

Noon or Midday

It’s 12:00 pm. Noon often expresses exactly at 12:00 pm while Midday could be around 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Examples:

  • We usually have a simple meal at midday.
  • The explosion occurred just after midday.
  • She will call you again at noon.
  • We used to ski before noon then take a long lunch.
  • The rocket is due to lift off at noon on Friday.

Early Afternoon

It’s the time from 12:00 pm to about 3:00 pm.

Examples:

  • By early afternoon the weather had brightened.
  • We met in the early afternoon .
  • By the early afternoon the inside of the house was finished.
  • I awoke in the early afternoon to find the room empty.
  • I arrived at Oaxaca on the 22 of December, in the early afternoon.

Afternoon

Afternoon begins at 12:00 pm and finishes at 6:00 pm.

Examples:

  • Do you have plans for this afternoon?
  • The rain continued to fall all afternoon.
  • The snowstorm will last till tomorrow afternoon.
  • Will you be free this afternoon?
  • I spent the afternoon snug and warm in bed.
  • The foreign guests will call on you next Wednesday afternoon.

Late Afternoon

Examples:

  • By late afternoon , Micky had changed his mind.
  • A breeze came up in the late afternoon.
  • The shadows deepened toward late afternoon.
  • It was late afternoon and the light was beginning to fade.
  • It was late afternoon and the sun was low in the sky.

Dusk

It’s the time around sundown.

Examples:

  • Dusk was falling as we drove home.
  • He works from dawn till dusk .
  • As dusk fell, bats began to fly between the trees.
  • The street lights come on at dusk and go off at dawn.

Early Evening

Early evening is the time from about 5:00 pm to about 7:00 pm.

Examples:

  • It was early evening and very still.
  • We landed at Port Said in the early evening.
  • By early evening he was ready to start work.
  •  Lunchtime or early evening are preferable.
  • It was early evening when Edward got home.

Evening

Evening starts from 5:00 pm to 10:00 am

Examples:

  • An evening red and a morning grey, is a sign of a fair day.
  • In the evening one may praise the day.
  • Thanks for a great evening. I really enjoyed it.
  • She’s going to her sister’s for the evening.

Late Evening

It is from about 8:00 pm to about 10:00 pm

Examples

  • Late evening is also the best time to feed a pet.
  • The offices and shops are shuttered by late evening.
  • Johnny Wilson had a repeat scheduled for late evening.
  • We arrived late evening at the hotel and were greeted on arrival with a fruit drink.

Night

It’s around 10:00 pm until sunrise.

Examples:

  • What’s done by night appears by day.
  • The day has eyes, the night has ears.
  • At night, all cats are grey.
  • Lack of knowledge is darker than night.
  • Last night they stayed at home and watched TV.

Midnight

Midnight is the time between 12:00 am to 3:00 am.

Examples:

  • One hour’s sleep before midnight is worth three after.
  • We use to go for a midnight walk during the midsummer.
  • It won’t go on beyond midnight.
  • We finally got home at midnight.

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  1. Thanks for your nice posts, dear Emma.

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