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Late or too late



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



late or too late



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


adverb, preposition

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


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



arriving late

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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