get/have/make a late start

Definition of get/have/make a late start

  1. :  to start at a later time than one meant to We arrived late because we got/had/made a late start.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

lateplay
  1. :  coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time

    :  of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness

    :  of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development :  occurring near the end of a period of time or series

  1. :  after the usual or proper time

    :  at or to an advanced point of time

    :  not long ago :  recently

startplay
  1. :  to move suddenly and violently :  spring

    :  to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement

    :  to issue with sudden force

  1. :  a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction

    :  a brief and sudden action or movement

    :  a sudden capricious impulse or outburst


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