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run late

To be behind schedule; to be a bit late. Typically used in the continuous tense. Are you ready to leave yet? We're already running behind! Their newest project has apparently started running behind, with the estimated release date moving to Spring of next year.
See also: late, run
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THE worst train in the country ran late 250 times last year.
Prime Minister Imran Khan ran late for a National Assembly session on Wednesday, following which he was seen running inside the House.
Dean Wheeler made it five wins out of five and Luke Marshall won his first game in four attempts since signing for Our Ladys B to give them a 2-0 lead at Formby SSC (C) but Peter Bennett and Terry Barlow responded well for the hosts in a match that ran late into the night.
Suburban trains, the lifeline of Mumbai, ran late by 30-45 minutes late though the Harbour Line on the Central Railway (CR) had to suspend train services between Wadala and Mankhurd due to flooding of tracks, said A K Singh, spokesperson, CR.
At Easter, the driver of the Megabus to Aberdeen came back for my granddaughter and I when our connection ran late.
A survey of 2,000 adults by American Express Insurance found office politics also added to stress, as well as meetings which ran late.
The evening featured a talk on foul deeds and suspicious deaths in the area as well as cheese and wine, shadow puppetry, and a murder mystery which ran late into the night.
Two sailings were cancelled after it ran late twice and some folk were stranded in Oban.
MLAs had raised concerns time limits might see offenders walk free if their cases ran late.
Trains scheduled later in the day ran late with ser vices diverted via Holytown.
YET again commuters faced delays on Wednesday evening as Arriva trains across the Merseyrail network ran late.
Wearing a stunning pale green halterneck dress by British designer Alice Temperley, Kate, 29, was all smiles at the screening at the Venice Film Festival despite being kept waiting for three hours as the festival ran late.
He had been geared up to make an ear-piercing entrance - but the half- hour show in London's Cafe Royal ran late.