get/have/make a late start

idiom

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

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“Get/have/make a late start.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Fhave%2Fmake%20a%20late%20start. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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