too little, too late

Definition of too little, too late

  1. :  not enough and not soon enough to make a difference Her efforts to improve her grade were too little, too late.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  besides, also

    :  to an excessive degree :  excessively

    :  to such a degree as to be regrettable

littleplay
  1. :  not big: such as

    :  small in size or extent :  tiny

    :  young

  1. :  in only a small quantity or degree :  slightly

    :  not at all

    :  rarely, infrequently

  1. :  a small amount, quantity, or degree

    :  practically nothing

    :  a short time

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


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