Eftersom bussen var sen kom jag hem efter klockan nitton.

English Translation

Since the bus was late I came home after seven p.m.

Nitton is 19? Should this not be sju?

Some countries use a 24 hour clock; I guess Sweden must be one of those. So 19 indicates 7 p.m. (i.e. 19 - 12 = 7)


“Klockan nitton” is formal. Colloquially, we would say “klockan sju på kvällen”.

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OMG - I must’ve been tired to not see that!!! Completely fell for it. Tack!

I was having a dopey hour, clearly. On the plus side - I learned another way to tell time!!! Tack

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