run late


: to arrive and/or leave later than the time that is expected
The buses are running late.
I have to hurry. I'm running late.

Examples of run late in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The top shooting, long-distance team in the WNBA with 10.6 makes per game and a 40.5% success rate, Minnesota had a 14-5 run late in the third quarter/early fourth keyed by the 3. McBride and Collier drilled 3s to start the stretch and Collier added another. Mike Cook, Twin Cities, 10 June 2024 The Hoyas answered the Huskies’ remarkable start with 10-0 run late in the second quarter, but Shade ended the skip by hitting yet another three with 30 seconds remaining in the half. Emily Adams, Hartford Courant, 12 Mar. 2024 Aided by that cold spell, FAU used a 15-2 run late in the half to build a 37-18 lead. Tim Reynolds, USA TODAY, 14 Jan. 2024 The Heat erased all of an early 17-2 deficit by midway through the second quarter, fell behind by 16 again, but strung together a 24-6 run late in the third and early in the fourth to surge ahead 95-87 before the 76ers rallied and the Heat fell apart. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 5 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for run late 

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“Run late.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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