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late in the game (or day)

Definition of late in the game or day in English:

At a late stage in proceedings, especially too late to be useful.
Example sentences
  • Numbness came a bit too late in the game for me, right on the heels of anger.
  • As for disclosure, as we pointed out, that seems to be coming a bit late in the game.
  • If he wanted to avoid tempting fate it's a bit late in the day.
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