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    from the book "Text from dog".

    How do I understand the part "way too late"? What does "way" mean here?
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    Re: way too late

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    from the book "Text from dog".

    How do I understand the part "way too late"? What does "way" mean here?
    Thank you.
    "Way" is an intensifier of "too late". If you are "too late" it might be 5-10 minutes. If you are "way too late", it might be 2-3 hours.

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    Re: way too late

    In other words, when the owners said a word that means "defecate" instead of the similar word he meant to say ("sit") the dog said he was too late with his correction because he had already defecated.

    I think the guy who writes these is hysterical. But if I had Batdog, I'd probalby string myself up by my shoelaces.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: way too late

    'Way' means 'far', as in "far too late", which is probably more common in non-AmE.

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