They would have some time to enjoy a late Christmas at home when they returned.
"I'm sorry we're late," Carmen said.
She asked "Yeah. We had some late visitors."
Wildlife hid behind that wall of green, but it was too late in the day for them to be hopping out on the road.
It's late, and I'm tired.
It's not too late to change your mind.
It's late and I have to get up early tomorrow.
Since they were scheduled to be too late for supper that day, it was a good excuse to eat out together.
We're already late getting started on account of him and the saddle bum will probably use up another half-hour of daylight eating our food.
Too late she realized that her shirt would do the same.
They rode into Ashley in the late afternoon.
In the fog of desire she knew one thing - it was too late to protest.
It was too late or too early to do anything about it now.
I should have thought about it before, but it's never too late to stop doing something you know is wrong.
Late in the afternoon, we tried something different.
Daniel Brennan offered an opportunity in late February.
It was late day-three by our calculations when we broke through.
You were late on purpose today so we'd happen to stop by the stash house.
Oh, and the tropical storm will become a hurricane late Saturday night.
A little too late now.
He'd hitchhiked between towns and walked cross-country, admiring the Irish landscape as he went and cursing the cold, incessant rain of late autumn.
Yully slept deep and late despite the events of the night.
She was late by an hour.
She hesitated then exited the car and shivered in the late night breeze.
It's too late for that.
She wished she'd realized that a few days earlier, before it was too late to matter.
The reason he was so late was because all through the night there were times when the solid earth shook and trembled under him, and the engineer was afraid that at any moment the rails might spread apart and an accident happen to his passengers.
One night the king sat up very late, writing letters and sending messages; and the little page was kept busy running on errands until past midnight.
One evening he was very late coming home.
"I wonder why he is so late," said his little brother, Blondel.[Footnote: Blon del'.]
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In late 2009, the entire genome of corn was decoded.
O'Neill observed that scrutiny of government had become so intense that officials never could have gotten away with that—and he was writing in the late 1980s.
It was delightful to lose ourselves in the green hollows of that tangled wood in the late afternoon, and to smell the cool, delicious odours that came up from the earth at the close of day.
While we were there, Miss Sullivan had described to me the beauties of the late foliage, and it seems that her descriptions revived the memory of a story, which must have been read to me, and which I must have unconsciously retained.
I am sorry to say that our train was delayed in several places, which made us late in reaching New York.
You could sit up as late as you pleased, and, whenever you got up, go abroad without any landlord or house-lord dogging you for rent.
The large buds, suddenly pushing out late in the spring from dry sticks which had seemed to be dead, developed themselves as by magic into graceful green and tender boughs, an inch in diameter; and sometimes, as I sat at my window, so heedlessly did they grow and tax their weak joints, I heard a fresh and tender bough suddenly fall like a fan to the ground, when there was not a breath of air stirring, broken off by its own weight.
It was the only open and cultivated field for a great distance on either side of the road, so they made the most of it; and sometimes the man in the field heard more of travellers' gossip and comment than was meant for his ear: "Beans so late! peas so late!"--for I continued to plant when others had begun to hoe--the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.
But you'll be late for dinner.
But hard as they all worked till quite late that night, they could not get everything packed.
As soon as Nicholas entered in his hussar uniform, diffusing around him a fragrance of perfume and wine, and had uttered the words "better late than never" and heard them repeated several times by others, people clustered around him; all eyes turned on him, and he felt at once that he had entered into his proper position in the province--that of a universal favorite: a very pleasant position, and intoxicatingly so after his long privations.