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about time (2)

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase about time (2)

Meaning

You can say this if you think it's time to do something.

For example

  • "It's about time we got a new car, don't you think?"
    "What's wrong with the one we've got?"

  • "Don't you think it's about time you got your own place?"
    "But I can't afford it, Dad. Apartments are so expensive these days."

Quick Quiz

"We've got nothing in the bank, so it's about time

a. we started saving more."

b. we should've saved more."

c. we spent too much money."

Contributor: Matt Errey