doing something late is better than not doing it at all.
Sorry I was late for the meeting today; I got stuck in traffic.”
Answer: “That’s okay; better late than never.”
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘better late than never’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘better late than never’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.