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Ԣ paattu with Time Expressions

When Ԣ paattu is used with time expressions, the idea is `What a bad time for X! Of all the times for X to happen! '

Sometimes ؽԿ pooyi `having gone' is also present in such sentences:

׺ ؽԿ ׻ Ԣ
innekki pooyi kade euduraaree, panam varra naalaa paattu. `He's going to (go and) write a story TODAY, of all days, when money is on its way! '