It’s about time = This is a criticism (negative comment) that something needs to be done and someone has waited too long.
A: “Mike bought a new car on Saturday.”
B: “His old car used to break down three times a week! It’s about time he bought a new one.”
“Alex still lives at home because he isn’t working. He’s 32 so it’s about time he got a job and moved out on his own.”
|“A new bike, it’s about time! Your old bike has been broken for 6 months!”|