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Auslan SignbankDictionary#879 late
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To happen at the end of a period of time or at the end of a process; or to happen after the time that was arranged or expected. English = (be) late. 2. To happen such a long time after the time that was arranged or expected as to be no longer wanted, useful or relevant. English = (be) too late. As Modifier: 1. Used immediately next to a verb to mean the action happened near the end of a period of time, or a process; or that it happens after the time that was arranged or expected. English = late. 2. Used immediately next to a verb to mean the action happened too close to the end of a period of time, or a process, to be useful or relevant; or that it happens long after the time that was arranged or expected. English = too late.