it's about time


it's about time
(it's) about time this should have happened long ago.

It's about time that women's sports were treated the same as men's.

I think it's about time that our country invested in education.

Usage notes: often used to show someone is annoyed by a situation, as in the examples
Related vocabulary: it is high time, at long last

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  • About Time (book) — About Time (ISBN 0 684 81822 1) is the second book written by Paul Davies, regarding the subject of time. The intended audience is the general public, rather than than science academics. About Time explores selected mysteries of spacetime,… …   Wikipedia

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  • About Time (The Stranglers) — About Time Album par The Stranglers Genre rock Critique Allmusic lien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • About Time (Steve Winwood) — Album par Steve Winwood Sortie 2003 Durée 69:45 Genre rock Label Wincraft Music About Time est un album de Steve Winwood …   Wikipédia en Français

  • about time — ► about time conveying that something should have happened earlier. Main Entry: ↑time …   English terms dictionary

  • About Time — Infobox Album | Name = About Time Type = Studio album Artist = Pennywise Released = June 13, 1995 Recorded = December 1994 March 1995 at Total Access Studios in Redondo Beach, California Genre = Punk rock Length = 32:07 Label = Epitaph Producer …   Wikipedia

  • About Time (Steve Winwood album) — Infobox Album Name = About Time Type = Album Longtype = Artist = Steve Winwood Released = June 17, 2003 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = 69:45 Label = Wincraft Music Producer = Johnson Somerset, Steve Winwood Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http …   Wikipedia