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Late or too late

late

adverb

near the end of a period of time such as a day, month, season, or someone’s life or career

belatedly

adverb

late or too late

overdue

adjective

if something is overdue, it should have been done before now

behind

adverb, preposition

late or too slow in doing things that you have to do

past

adverb, preposition

later than a particular time

at the last moment/minute

when it is almost too late

not a moment too soon

so late that it is almost too late

be out of time

to have no more time available to finish something

running late

doing things or arriving in places later than planned

tardy

adjective

arriving late

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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