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high time

The appropriate time (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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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 for our army to be present in Srinagar,' said the JI leader.
It is high time to give India a shut up message with strong voice.
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It is high time she should go out of Puducherry," Narayanasamy told ANI.
It is high time we invest in our judges and in the justice system.
The continuing blockade of Qatar makes no sense and it is high time that Saudi Arabia and the UAE began a climb down, the London-based Financial Times newspaper has opined.
Download Houry: High time to reactivate national unity NNA - MP Ammar Houry on Monday deplored the "rampant campaign making premature judgments and random treason accusations" whilst the military probe into Arsal incidents continues.
He said it was high time that the USA stops targeting the Sudan and overcome all that hinder the smooth relations between the two sides, in preparation for a mutually beneficial cooperation.
Nothing has changed, I still believe that to be true - but it's high time they actually started getting the results to prove that rather than just praising themselves for playing well.
I think it's high time we take a uniform decision about what kind of content we should be allowed to watch.
Judge McCartan described Anglo as a "very sick bank" and while this has been known for years it was high time the justice system drew this conclusion.
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