run late

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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 credibility of these greedy, incompetent fat cats runs late every day.
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