Tuesday, October 1, 2013
There is a in the use of ‘It is high time’ and ‘It is time’The former is used when we wish to state that something should have been done long back. It is already a bit late.
So, ‘high time’ is always by the past tense form of the verb.
It is high time you started preparing for the examinations. ( You should have started long back; start at least now.)
It is high time Anu took her responsibilities .
On the other hand,
‘It is time to’ is used to indicate that it is the right time to do something.
It is time to wind up the meeting.
It is time to our things.
It is time to start .