"你太晚了!"

Translation:You are too late!

November 25, 2017

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/peterold

你太晚: You are too late. 你太晚了: You are very late.

January 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mokuhazush

If you're late, you're surely too late too! Both answers should be ok.

November 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/swolesuki

5 minutes late to a movie is acceptable, since it's just the exposition. That just late.

2 hours late to a movie is just pointless, since the movie's probably finished by now. That's too late.

December 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesBacon7

nah you could be late, but not miss youre opportunity. if youre too late then not only are you late but the thing you came for has now passed. having to rather than too should count as a typo tho >:(

December 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/FiendComedian

I think too late implies you missed out. I was late to the meeting vs. I was too late to buy tickets.

December 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/awunker

I understand that 太~了 is a general construction form, but how would you say "You were too late?"

June 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dave168907

I believe you would say it the same way. The context of the situation would make the meaning clear.

October 21, 2018
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