Recently, lately, as in She's been very quiet of late; is something wrong? This idiom uses late as a noun instead of an adjective, a usage dating from about 1250. The idiom dates from the early 1400s.
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I remember H. Jon Benjamin told me it was a way-too-late apology for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the moment, the only chance I get is when I go do Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Are you bi-coastal now, between Portlandia and Late Night with Seth Meyers?
Late Wednesday night, French authorities reported that Mourad had surrendered to police, while the two brothers remained at large.
As he tried to make his way through a crowd of mourners late last month, he looked preoccupied and even disoriented.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
But, there was also another which might not be quite so pleasing to Elizabeth, although Louis felt it came too late for him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
In 1856 she married Mesdag, who, rather late in life decided to follow the career of a painter.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
He explains the late departure of the ships for Nueva España, and the consequent mortality reported on one of them.