and about time too

and about time too
(and) about ˈtime (ˈtoo) | (and) not before ˈtime idiom
used to say that sth should have happened before now
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  • about time — 1) spoken used for showing that you are annoyed because something has happened later than it should Here they are, and about time too. 2) used for saying that someone should do something soon Isn t it about time we got a new car? …   English dictionary

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  • time*/*/*/ — [taɪm] noun I 1) [U] the quantity that is measured in minutes, hours, days, years etc Einstein tried to define the relationship between space and time.[/ex] Time seemed to pass more quickly than before.[/ex] 2) [singular/U] the hours, minutes etc …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • time — time1 [ taım ] noun *** ▸ 1 quantity clock measures ▸ 2 period ▸ 3 occasion/moment ▸ 4 time available/needed ▸ 5 how fast music is played ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the quantity that you measure using a clock: Time seemed to pass more quickly than… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • It's About Time (TV series) — infobox television show name = It s About Time image size = 300px X 225px caption = The opening title for It s About Time TV program, which ran on CBS from September 1966 to April 1967. format = Science fiction sitcom runtime = 30 minutes per… …   Wikipedia

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  • Have one's cake and eat it too — To wish to have one s cake and eat it too or simply have one s cake and eat it (sometimes eat one s cake and have it too) is to want more than one can handle or deserve, or to try to have two incompatible things. This is a popular English… …   Wikipedia

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  • time — [[t]ta͟ɪm[/t]] ♦ times, timing, timed 1) N UNCOUNT Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, and years. ...a two week period of time... Time passed, and still Ma did not appear... As time went on the visits got more and more regular... The …   English dictionary

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