Can we use "hasta" for a deadline/time limit?

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Can we use "hasta" for a deadline/time limit?

Necesito el coche hasta el sábado

Tengo que terminar los informes hasta las cinco

Asked 4 weeks ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Anabelle,

we don't use hasta in that context, no. You need "para" or "antes de", for example:

Necesito el coche para el sábado/antes del sábado.

I need the car for/by/before saturday.

Have a look at this lesson about that specific use of para.

Saludos

Inma

Can we use "hasta" for a deadline/time limit?

Necesito el coche hasta el sábado

Tengo que terminar los informes hasta las cinco

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