giờ dây thun

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From giờ (time) +‎ dây thun (rubber band), literally “rubber band time” (i.e. flexible time). Compare Indonesian jam karet (literally rubber time).

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NounEdit

giờ dây thun

  1. (figuratively, slang) being late (for an occasion); arriving late; not being punctual
    xài giờ dây thun(Southern dialect) to be late

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