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|Ann:||I am so glad we’ve finally got together! I ordered your favorite pizza, it should be on its way!|
|Benjamin:||Ah, good! I am so hungry!|
|Ann:||I bet you are! You’re always in a rush, you should slow down a bit.|
|Ann:||Right, how is your side hustle going?|
|Benjamin:||Uh… it’s kind of slow now. I always seem to be a day late and a dollar short with the editing. I love doing photo shoots, though.|
|Ann:||That’s nice – brings some joy to life, eh?|
|Benjamin:||Uh-huh, plus I get to master the skill. I am glad I gave it a try. You are always more reluctant when you start something late in life, but I believe it’s never too late to learn.|
|Benjamin:||Do you know when Dan is coming? I hope he makes it by the time pizza arrives.|
|Ann:||He is still stuck in traffic, but he has to come sooner or later because we planned to watch the game together.|
|Benjamin:||Somebody is at the door, it must be the pizza.|
|Ann:||Well, better late than never!|
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Being Late Idioms
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He got married rather __________, but he continued to have a very adventurous lifestyle.CorrectIncorrect
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Wade is truly a master procrastinator, but, knowing him for many years now, Jane has learned to wait. ___________, he gets his stuff done.CorrectIncorrect
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