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    Late morning

    Hello!

    Does "late morning" mean to sleep in/get up late, or does it just mean a certain part/time of the morning?

    Thank you :)

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    Re: Late morning

    Quote Originally Posted by Silly Rabbit View Post
    Hello!

    Does "late morning" mean to sleep in/get up late, or does it just mean a certain part/time of the morning?

    Thank you :)
    By itself, it means a time of day - 10.30am to noon, perhaps, depending on the context.

    If you slept in, you might say "I had a late morning", in which case, you might have got up at 8am instead of 7.
    So you don't have to wake up late in the morning to have a 'late morning'. It just has to be later than when you normally get up.

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    Re: Late morning

    Hah! My grandson is constantly telling me he "had a late morning." That usually means he got up just before noon.

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    Re: Late morning

    So in this sense it can only be used in "to have a" formation? Is it incorrect to use it in a sentence like: "I'm going back to school next week, so no more late mornings"?

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    Re: Late morning

    Quote Originally Posted by Silly Rabbit View Post
    Hello!

    Does "late morning" mean to sleep in/get up late, or does it just mean a certain part/time of the morning?

    Thank you :)
    Morning meals include breakfast, though logically this need not be in the morning, and are varied across cultures. Brunch is a late morning meal.

    Morning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: Late morning

    Quote Originally Posted by Silly Rabbit View Post
    So in this sense it can only be used in "to have a" formation? Is it incorrect to use it in a sentence like: "I'm going back to school next week, so no more late mornings"?
    That is a correct sentence.
    Last edited by Raymott; 26-Feb-2010 at 18:14.

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