Using por (and not para) to express a part of the day

We use the preposition por (not para) in order to express a part of the day. Read and listen to these examples:

Por la mañana desayuno cereales.
I have cereal for breakfast in the morning.

Por la tarde voy al gimnasio.
I go to the gym in the afternoon.

Veo la televisión por la noche.
I watch TV in the evening.

To see other expressions with por see also:

See also: Common idiomatic phrases with Por

 

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Por la mañana desayuno cereales.
I have cereal for breakfast in the morning.


Por la tarde voy al gimnasio.
I go to the gym in the afternoon.


Veo la televisión por la noche.
I watch TV in the evening.


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