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Late, overdue in Russian 🇷🇺

in English in Russian S
late, overdue поздно
How to say “late, overdue” in Russian? “Поздно”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “поздно” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on late, overdue in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Russian Sentences with the Word “Late, overdue”

Russian sentence with “поздно” English translation for поздно S

Слишком поздно идти в супермаркет.

It is too late to go to the supermarket.

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поздно info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
– Think of "poz" as in "pause" followed by "dno" which sounds a bit like "done" but mixed up. When you pause and things are "done" when it's already late.

– "Поздно" (poz-dno) is used in Russian to indicate that something is occurring after the expected or right time.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– "Запоздало" (zapo-zda-lo) – belatedly, late
– "Непунктуально" (ne-punktu-al'no) – unpunctually

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In certain slang contexts, "поздно" can be used to indicate missed opportunities or that it's too late to change something.

Examples of sentences that use it:
– "Он пришёл слишком поздно." (On pri-shyol sleesh-kom poz-dno.) – He arrived too late.
– "Поздно говорить об этом." (Poz-dno gov-a-reet' ob e-tom.) – It’s too late to talk about it.
– "Теперь уже поздно что-то менять." (Te-per' uzhe poz-dno chtó-to men-yat'.) – It’s too late to change anything now.

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поздно info.

Tips to remember the Russian word 'поздно':
– Associate the sound "poz-dna" with "pause" – if you're late, you had to take a "pause" in your action and ended up being late.
– Think of "post" like in "postpone," as in something happening later or delayed.

– "Поздно" (poz-dna) means "late" or "overdue," indicating that something happens after the expected or desired time.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Запоздало (zapozdalo) – belatedly
– Опоздание (opozdanie) – lateness or delay (noun form)

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In some informal contexts, "поздно" can be used to suggest that it’s too late to change something or that an opportunity has passed. For example, "поздно пить Боржоми" (poz-dna pit' Borzhomi), roughly translating to "it's too late to drink Borjomi," a phrase meaning it's too late to remediate a situation.

Examples of sentences that use 'поздно':
– Мы опоздали на встречу, потому что было слишком поздно. (My opozdali na vstrechu, potomu chto bylo slishkom pozdno.) – We were late for the meeting because it was too late.
– Уже слишком поздно что-то менять. (Uzhe slishkom pozdno chto-to menyat'.) – It's already too late to change anything.
– Я лёг спать поздно ночью. (Ya lyog spat' pozdno noch'yu.) – I went to bed late at night.

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