about time



about time ‎(not comparable)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: See about, time.
  2. Close to the right time.
    It's about time for the wedding to start, let's run to the church.
  3. (idiomatic) Far past the desired time.
    Our food has finally arrived.
    About time too, if you ask me! We've been waiting about 45 minutes for it!


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