a day late and a dollar shortRate this phrase:(2.00 / 1 vote)Say it
Come into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.

Here's the scoop!, You fellows want me to buy your introductory unit; the flight tests are marginal, the FAA has not approved the airframe, the static tests on the engine show no reserve rpm, I can't buy the package!

Additional definitions for 'a day late and a dollar short':

a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.
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