Posted by: helpforyourenglish | May 23, 2011

It’s time for me to

Different ways to use “It’s time…………”  Look at the following sentence structures. 

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1. It’s time for something. It’s time for noun.  It’s time for determiner + noun 

Examples

It’s time for work.  It’s time for dinner.  It’s time for my dinner.  It’s time for your appointment at the dentist.  It’s time for the news on Channel4.

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2. It’s time to do something. It’s time to verb 

Examples

It’s time to go to work. It’s time to go to school.  It’s time to turn off the TV.  It’s time to go to bed. It’s time to sleep.

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3. It’s time for someone or something to do something. It’s time for pronoun/ noun/ determiner to verb 

Examples

It’s time for me to go to work. It’s time for you to go to school. It’s time for your friends to go home. It’s time for the movie to start.

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4. It’s time (somebody or something) did something. [It’s time (somebody or something) +past participle/verb 3 + object]

You can use this structure to give advice or express an opinion about something that you think should happen now or very soon in the future. However, notice that the verb used is in the past tense. 

Examples 

It’s time you bought a new car = You should by a new car (now or soon).

It’s time we went home. = We should go home (now or very soon)

It’s time she got married = She should get married (now or very soon)

It’s time motorcylces were banned  (now or very soon)

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5 (a)It’s …………… time = The ……………… is starting.

Examples 

It’s show time!  = The show is starting (now)

It’s party time! = The party is starting (now)

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5 (b). It’s …………….. time = It’s time for ……………..   

Example

It’s bath time = It’s time to have a bath.  (This is something we say to children)

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Responses

  1. thank you, I think this page is nice and now i’m at school,so I think IT”S TIME FOR MY LUNCH. so have a good lunch today bye

  2. this is helpful for everyone improve their english level!

    • Thank you, Thuy. I am very glad you like it and find it useful. 🙂


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