it is high time that


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it is high time

It is the appropriate time (that something happen); it is long overdue (that something happen). Thank you for a lovely meal, but it's high time for us to start heading home. It is high time that someone gives him the punishment he deserves!
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it is high time that

it is past the time when (something should have happened or been done).
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