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it's time we should be going

It is time for us to leave. We have to catch the 9:07 train, so it's time we should be going.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

It's time we should be going.

a statement made by one member of a pair (or group) of guests to the other mem-ber(s), indicating a desire to leave. (Typically, a way for one person in a couple to signal the other, indicating a desire to leave.) Mr. Franklin looked at his wife and said softly, "It's time we should be going." Tom: Well, I suppose it's time we should be going. Mary: Yes, we really should. Alice: So early?
See also: going, should, time, we
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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