WordReference English Collocations © 2019
belatedⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- happy belated birthday!
- had a belated birthday [celebration, party]
- [send, give] belated birthday [greetings, wishes]
- wished her a belated happy birthday
- belated congratulations (for)
- a belated [response, attempt] (to)
- a belated [plea, appeal] for
- the belated recognition (of)
- belated but [welcome, sincere, heartfelt]
- was [slightly, a bit] belated