Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Late"

The meaning of "Late" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does not seldom of late mean?
A: Not often recently.
Q: What does late mean?
A: Depende do contexto. Pode significar "tarde", ou "atrasado", por exemplo:
"We arrived late today" - "Nós chegamos atrasados/tarde hoje"
"Now it's too late" - "Agora é tarde demais"
Q: What does 'the late eighteen-hundreds' mean?
A: Late 1800s means like 1850-1899 the years
Q: What does up just as late mean?
A: staying awake, not sleeping yet,

up - awake
Q: What does in their late 20s? mean?
A: It means a person is in the older 20s, (age) so like 26,27,28,29

Example sentences using "Late"

Q: Please show me example sentences with sometime late.
A: Ok. Then maybe it could mean either “late, but I don’t know exactly when” or “towards the end of the evening”

“We won’t get to the party until sometime late”
Q: Please show me example sentences with how late.
A: 1. How late can one person possibly be!
2. How late do you go to bed?
3. How are you always late?!

These are a bit random but i hoped they helped! :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with until late.
A: "Until late last night I wasn't able to go home and sleep. I was too busy at work." It basically means they were kept at a place for a later amount of time.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Never too late.
A: It's never too late to apologize.
It's never too late to learn something new.
It's never too late to make a good impression.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "too late".
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Synonyms of "Late" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between like always (We're late like always) and as always (We're late as always) and This is an explanation; I usually say as always because in Spanish we say como siempre but I don't know if it's more correct the first sentence. 😅 ?
A: The first sentence is not grammatically correct.
The second is the proper phrase to use.
A better word would be to use 'as usual' instead of 'as always'

E.g.
'He is late as usual'
'He's eating, as usual'
'She is watching TV as usual'
Q: What is the difference between late and lately ?
A: Lately is an adverb. It means the same as recently.

She was late to the party.

She has been taking lessons lately.
Q: What is the difference between I'm late and I'm running late. (Cual es la correcta o qué diferencia hay entre las dos? ?
A: I'm late means that you've already been unsuccessful at arriving somewhere on time.
I'm late to work again. Sorry!
I'm running late doesn't necessarily mean that you will not arrive on time, but you most likely will.
Can call me later please! I'm running late!
Q: What is the difference between late and delayed ?
A: delayed means it has exceeded already the allotted time while late is not being on time
Q: What is the difference between late and later ?
A: Late is a statement of fact that something was done after it should have been.
Later is a period of time in the future.

-You are late.
-We were late getting there.
-Your letter was late.
-She was too late to take part.

-We will do that later.
-Later we will go swimming.
-Maybe you can show me later on tonight.

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Translations of "Late"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? late
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? in the late '90s
A: In the late '90s.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I may late 30minitues.
A: I may be 30 minutes late.
I may be half an hour late.

Both of these mean exactly the same thing and they both sound natural and normal.

Other questions about "Late"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce we're late again.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce “In the late 1900s”, or “in the late 20th century.”.
A: Global warming has made the earth worse since the late 1900’s. ~~ i think this way makes more sense/more natural
Q: I'm not late and never will. Does this sound natural?
A: I'm not late and never will be.
Q: It's fairly late. Does this sound natural?
A: You can say: It's kinda late. You can also say: It's getting a little late. Your sentence is mostly natural.
Q: It's already this late. Does this sound natural?
A: It's better if you put the already at the end.

It's this late already.

This sounds like a statement of disbelief, or a question. Does this help you?

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