keep late hours


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keep late hours

to stay up or stay out until very late at night. I'm always tired because I keep late hours. If I didn't keep late hours, I wouldn't sleep so late in the morning.
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keep late hours

Stay awake until late at night. For example, Never call Ethel before noon; she keeps late hours and sleeps all morning.
See also: hour, keep, late