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Easily the biggest crowd-pleaser on this list, the belated-coming-of-age comedy “We Are Lady Parts” is also a triumph of representation — and a compelling illustration of how quickly online discourse about representation can get distorted.
Some of the belated boost is caused by increased supplies of coronavirus vaccines, which come at a crucial time for the Asia-Pacific region.In the race between variants and vaccines, rich Asia-Pacific countries finally start their sprint|Michael E. Miller|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Marrero—who only reached “The Show” as a belated 39-year-old rookie—always did possess an odd sense of timing.Havana Bids Adios to Conrado Marrero, MLB’s Oldest Player|Peter C. Bjarkman|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But could this invoking of the words of the Godfather of Soul be a belated effort to inflate these flat polling numbers?Why Mitt Romney’s Use of James Brown Annoys Black Voters|Mansfield Frazier|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But there is a belated wake-up among conservatives opposed to cannibalization.Will Dick Lugar Be The RINO-Hunters’ Latest Trophy?|John Avlon|May 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rick Santorum, the (belated) winner in Iowa, who had been battling Gingrich for that distinction, is the unambiguous loser.Newt Gingrich Scores Major Upset in South Carolina Primary|Howard Kurtz|January 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some belated scrutiny of the congressional record that later earned him big bucks.
They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The belated moon stole up from its lair, hovered above the sky-line, a gaudy orange sphere in the haze of smoke.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Every girl should have one girl's good time, and although mine is belated, it would be silly to let it pass.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Then a belated sense of fear came to her with the consciousness of victory, and she slipped into bed, cold to the bone.Summer|Edith Wharton
Belated young Tractarians who burn incense in their monastic bedrooms were no more common in Liverpool then than they are to-day.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions