be late
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be late(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to arrive after the designated time)
a. llegar tarde
Hurry, Charlie! We're going to be late!¡Apúrate, Charlie! ¡Vamos a llegar tarde!
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (time of day)
a. ser tarde
Hey, it's late. I should go home.Oye, ya es tarde. Debería irme a casa.
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