Definition of 'about time'
Example sentences containing 'about time'
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They're essentially seeing something about time in the deterioration of the smell. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She added:'They felt it was about time they did something about this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)About time they do something for him. The Sun (2008)Some would say it is about time. The Sun (2016)It really is about time that stamp duty land tax was overhauled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For too long the celebrity chef has got up my nose and it was about time something got up his. The Sun (2007)Pace of play has become a problem in the modern game and it is about time something was done about it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's about time we took something on the road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's about time we had something to sing about. The Sun (2011)It's about time there was something worth watching on during the day. The Sun (2010)It's about time something was done. The Sun (2012)I think it is about time these people were fined for this behaviour. The Sun (2013)He changed the way we think about time and this is the watch he probably had at the moment he was making that incredible intellectual leap. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was about timing really. The Sun (2015)I also think it is about time certain sections of the media stopped hailing him as some kind of rebel hero. The Sun (2006)They insist her wardrobe has barely changed since she became famous and say it's about time she splashed out on designer threads. The Sun (2013)I think it is about time a few of us really stepped up and gave something back because it is long overdue. The Sun (2014)I think it's about time to tighten up the indecent exposure laws and lock this lot up. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Because the way we have come to think about time has made many of us unhappy, since we have lost touch with the present. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She said: 'I think it was about time for them to be nice. The Sun (2009)And it is about time Portugal won something, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once you are in bed, don't think about time. Beat Jet Lag - arrive alert and stay alert (1991)To which I say: about time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My friends say it's about time I thought about myself. The Sun (2010)Bosses in the bingo sector have been complaining about tax and red tape for so long, it's about time somebody attempted something positive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I am really happy here, the club seems happy with me and it's just about time now. The Sun (2010)
Definition of about time from the Collins English Dictionary
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