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Autor:  Frodo
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Data:  30/JAN/2006 5:23 PM
Assunto:  To Johannes It's about time
 
Mensagem: 

You are right.

 

About time (ALSO high time) INFORMAL
If it is about time/high time that someone did something, it should have been done sooner or a long time ago:
It's about time (that) the school improved its meals service.
It is high time for Europe to take responsibility for its own defence.

(informal) If you say that it's about time someone did something, you mean that they should have done it long ago:
It's about time (that) she got a job.

 

 

I think we can translate "it's about time" : já não era sem tempo.

 

He got his car fixed, it was about time!

 

Ele mandou consertar o carro, já não era sem tempo!

 

O carro dele foi consertado, já não era sem tempo!

 

Do you all agree?

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
It's about time  –  Adriana  30/JAN/2006, 11:51 AM
It's about time  –  jeffy  30/JAN/2006, 12:03 PM
It's about time  –  Johannes  30/JAN/2006, 12:26 PM
It's about time  –  Frodo  30/JAN/2006, 2:12 PM
It's about time  –  Johannes  30/JAN/2006, 2:26 PM
It's about time  –  Luana  30/JAN/2006, 2:53 PM
To Johannes It's about time  –  Frodo  30/JAN/2006, 3:23 PM
It's about time  –  Johannes  30/JAN/2006, 7:08 PM
 To Johannes It's about time  –  Frodo  30/JAN/2006, 5:23 PM
To Ricardo EMB - It's about time!  –  jeffy  30/JAN/2006, 6:37 PM
To Ricardo EMB - It's about time!  –  Ricardo - EMB -  30/JAN/2006, 8:12 PM
To Ricardo EMB - It's about time!  –  Deivis  30/JAN/2006, 11:33 PM
It's about time: Sarcasmo  –  Marcio Anderson  31/JAN/2006, 2:19 AM
To Ricardo EMB - It's about time!  –  Solange  30/JAN/2006, 11:34 PM
To Johannes It's about time  –  Luana  31/JAN/2006, 1:22 AM

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