it is high time

it is high time
it should have happened a long time ago.

It was high time someone invited me to lunch.

It's high time you got that bad knee of yours looked at by a doctor!

Related vocabulary: it's about time, at long last

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  • High time — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High Time — may refer to:In film and television: * High Time (film), a film directed by Blake Edwards * High Times (TV series), a Scottish comedy drama seriesIn music: * High Time (album), an album by MC5 * High Time (TMGE album), an album by Thee Michelle… …   Wikipedia

  • high time — n. 1. time beyond the proper time but before it is too late; none too soon ☆ 2. Slang a lively, exciting, enjoyable time: also high old time …   English World dictionary

  • High Time Resolution Astrophysics — (HTRA) is a section of astronomy/astrophysics involved in measuring and studying astronomical phenomena in time scales of 1 second and smaller (t.b.c.). This breed of astronomy has developed with higher efficiency detectors and larger telescopes… …   Wikipedia

  • high time — high′ time′ n. the appropriate time or past the appropriate time …   From formal English to slang

  • high time — noun the latest possible moment (Freq. 1) it is high time you went to work • Hypernyms: ↑time * * * the appropriate time or past the appropriate time: It s high time he got out of bed. * * * high time noun 1. Quite time (that something were done) …   Useful english dictionary

  • High Time (film) — Infobox Film name = High Time caption = Original 1960 film poster director = Blake Edwards producer = Charles Brackett writer = Garson Kanin (story) Frank Waldman and Tom Waldman (screenplay) starring = Bing Crosby Fabian Tuesday Weld Nicole… …   Wikipedia

  • High Time (Dottie West album) — Infobox Album Name = High Time Type = Album Artist = Dottie West Released = 1982 Recorded = 1982 Genre = Country Pop Length = Label = Liberty Records Producer = Brent Maher Randy Goodrum Reviews = Last album = Wild West 1981 This album = High… …   Wikipedia

  • High Time to Kill — Infobox Book name = High Time to Kill title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Raymond Benson illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = James Bond subject = genre = Spy fiction …   Wikipedia

  • high time — n. high time to + inf. (it s high time to leave) * * * high time to + inf. (it s high time to leave) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • High Time (song) — Infobox Single Name = High Time Artist = Styx from Album = Kilroy Was Here B side = Double Life Released = 1983 Recorded = 1982 Genre = Pop/Rock Length = Label = A M Writer = Dennis DeYoung Producer = Styx Chart position = * #48 (US Billboard Hot …   Wikipedia

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