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    getting late

    Can we say "My class is getting late"?
    In Farsi we have such a structure. I would like to know whether it is possible in English or not.

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    #2

    Re: getting late

    No. What do you want it to mean?

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    Re: getting late

    I mean I'm late. If I don't hurry, I won't get the class on time.

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    #4

    Re: getting late

    'I'm going to be late for school/class.'

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    Re: getting late

    We can say "It's getting late", meaning that by that point in the day something should have happened, or needs to happen soon.

    For example, I might say "Well, it's getting late. I should go to bed" or "It's getting late. We're going to miss the movie if we don't hurry."
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