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

The meaning of "Late" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa not seldom of late?
A: Not often recently.
Q: O que significa late?
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: O que significa 'the late eighteen-hundreds'?
A: Late 1800s means like 1850-1899 the years
Q: O que significa up just as late?
A: staying awake, not sleeping yet,

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

Example sentences using "Late"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com as of late
.
A: Examples:

As of late, I have been listening to a lot of Good Kid.
It's been raining a lot as of late.
Did you notice that, as of late, John is often distracted at work?

**We usually use "lately" instead, though! "Lately" is better. Examples:

Lately, I have been listening to a lot of Good Kid.
It's been raining a lot lately.
Did you notice that lately John is often distracted at work?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com 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: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com 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: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com 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: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "too late".
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Synonyms of "Late" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre like always (We're late like always) e as always (We're late as always) e 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: Qual é a diferença entre late e 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: Qual é a diferença entre I'm late e 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: Qual é a diferença entre late e delayed ?
A: delayed means it has exceeded already the allotted time while late is not being on time
Q: Qual é a diferença entre late e 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: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? late
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? in the late '90s
A: In the late '90s.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 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: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar we're late again.
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Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar “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. soa natural?
A: I'm not late and never will be.
Q: It's fairly late. soa 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. soa 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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