How to understand the meaning of time in Mexico

Posted on July 27, 2017 • Filed under: Culture, Mexico, Social Issues

IINTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – READ THE BOOK Rigg – When someone from Mexico says ‘ahorita’, they should almost never be taken literally; its definition changes dramatically with context. As Dr Concepción Company, linguist and emeritus researcher at the Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City, told me, “When a Mexican says ‘ahorita’, it could mean tomorrow, in an hour, within five years or never.” Read Complete Article

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