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ADV-GRADED （时间上）接近终了，临近末了 Late means near the end of a day, week, year, or other period of time.
It was late in the afternoon...
She had to work late at night...
ADJ-GRADED 近日暮的；近深夜的；时间不早的 If it is late, it is near the end of the day or it is past the time that you feel something should have been done.
It was very late and the streets were deserted...
We've got to go now. It's getting late.
ADV-GRADED （比安排或预计时间）晚，迟 Late means after the time that was arranged or expected.
Steve arrived late...
The talks began some fifteen minutes late...
ADV-GRADED （比通常时间）晚，迟 Late means after the usual time that a particular event or activity happens.
We went to bed very late...
He married late.
ADJ 已故的；已逝的；（尤指）新近去世的 You use late when you are talking about someone who is dead, especially someone who has died recently.
...my late husband.
...the late Mr Parkin.
ADJ 在…居住（或工作）直至最近的 Someone who is late of a particular place or institution lived or worked there until recently.
...Cousin Zachary, late of Bellevue Avenue.
...Strobe Talbott, late of Time magazine.
CONVENTION 迟到好过没到；晚做好过不做 If you say better late than never when someone has done something, you think they should have done it earlier.
It's been a long time coming but better late than never.
PHRASE 为时已晚；坐失良机 If you say that someone is doing something late in the day, you mean that their action or behaviour may not be fully effective because they have waited too long before doing it.
I'd left it all too late in the day to get anywhere with these strategies.
PHRASE 新近；最近；近来 You use of late to refer to an event or state of affairs that happened or began to exist a short time ago.
His life has changed of late...
The dollar has been stronger of late.
PHRASE 为时已晚；过迟 If an action or event is too late, it is useless or ineffective because it occurs after the best time for it.
It was too late to turn back...
We realized too late that we were caught like rats in a trap.