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high time

The appropriate time for something; also, past the appropriate time. For example, It's high time we did something about Martha's dog, or It's high time you children were in bed. The precise meaning of this term depends on the tone of voice and/or the context. For a synonym, see about time.
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high time

The appropriate or urgent time: It's high time that you started working.
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It is high time that we move to tourism and use what nature has bestowed upon us in benefit of our country to attract tourists, which is not only good in terms of business but will also help build a positive global image of Pakistan,' the chairman added.
Meanwhile, talking to media after visit Quaid-e-Azam's mausoleum on his 69th death anniversary, Ahsan Iqbal said that it's high time now to sustain the progress as government is taking all steps to tackle security challenges.
It is high time to re-activate national unity and to join ranks away from sectarian incitement," Houry added.
I think it's high time na i-tax ang dapat i-tax (to tax what should be taxed),' the Speaker was quoted in the media.
It's high time United stopped just believing themselves that they have more than enough to survive and actually did something about it.
It's high time we get a certificate rating like we have in the West," he added.
While the three former Anglo bankers may feel they are being scapegoated, it was high time someone paid a price for the madness that prevailed in the bank.
Now with over 32 million units sold and with other companies attracted to the category, High Time stands alone as the originator and pioneer of a growing and lucrative industry.
Those fair performances ensured the handicapper did not drop her too far and off a mark of 74, High Time Too came good again when seeing off Mr Red Clubs by half a length over a mile.
Valon Kurtishi, President of the Ilirikum Libertas Association, says it is high time Albanians in Macedonia made use of the institutional boycott just as Kosovars boycott the violent Serb institutions.
The Minister urged all political parties to appreciate and respect the opinions of others as part of the components of political action, asserting that it is now high time to sit at the dialogue's roundtable.
It was high time, he said, that Islamabad abandoned US slavery and played the role of Muslim world's leader for the liberation of Palestine and Kashmir.
It is high time someone was appointed, absolutely yes.
It is high time someone was appointed, I can't think of a country in Europe that does not have one.
It is high time to listen to voices coming from sources other than the radicals and weapons.