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late in the day

too late to be useful: It's too late in the day to start studying - your final exams are next week.
Translations of “late in the day”
in Chinese (Traditional) 太晚了,已經遲了…
in Chinese (Simplified) 太晚了,已经迟了…
(Definition of late in the day from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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