ROGER: I can manage late afternoon.
adj. better late than never：迟到好过没到；晚做好过不做
It's been a long time coming but better late than never.
adj. in(to) the late hours：直到深夜
Our conversation went on into the late hours.
adj. late hours：晚睡晚起；熬夜（工作）
She was in bed by nine, but still someone wrote to say they were appalled by Laura's late hours!
my fondness for late hours
I was working my usual late hours.
a profession where long and late hours are expected
adj. late of sth：曾在…居住的；曾在…工作的；曾受雇于…的
Jane Smith, late of Bristol
Cousin Zachary, late of Bellevue Avenue
Strobe Talbott, late of Time magazine
adj. of late：新近；最近；近来
His life has changed of late.
The dollar has been stronger of late.
adj. to get off to a late start：启动得晚；开始得晚
His campaign got off to a late start.
My late husband enjoyed golf.
a suitably passionate tribute to the late Mr Parkin
Since late last year the border area has been the scene of heavy fighting.
They went for a stroll in the late afternoon.
Unusually, there was snow this year in late April.
The talks eventually broke down in late spring.
It only really came into fashion in the late 80s.
He was in his late 20s.
She had a late marriage.
It was late in the afternoon.
We felt somewhat disheartened by the late events.
Don't stay out too late!
It was very late and the streets were deserted.
We've got to go now. It's getting late.
She arrived late.
Sorry I'm late.
We were a little late.
Hurry up or you'll be late!
The bus was late.
He's a half hour late.
The train was 40 minutes late.
I'm often late for school.
She was late for him and he was waiting in her office.
adv. late in the day：为时已晚；坐失良机
My success had come too late in the day.
It was too late in the day for it to do any good now.
I'd left it all too late in the day to get anywhere with these strategies.
adv. too late：为时已晚；过迟
It was too late to turn back.
We realized too late that we were caught like rats in a trap.
She married late.
His autobiography was written late in life.
As late as yesterday he was selling books.
neighbours who make a noise late at night
The case is expected to end late next week.
I apologize for my late arrival.
We went to bed very late.
She had to work late.
We got up late.
The talks began some fifteen minutes late.