the time has come

idiom

: it is the right moment to do something or for something to happen
We feel that the time has come for a decision to be made.

Examples of the time has come in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Implementing ambitious climate change goals In 2022, Maryland Democrats passed some of the nation’s toughest goals to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, and the time has come to put them in place. Katie Shepherd, Washington Post, 10 Jan. 2024 As the Connecticut Legislature considers a ban on internal combustion engine vehicles, the time has come to ask whether these mandates are sensible, and more importantly, will consumers buy in? Peter Brennan, Hartford Courant, 17 Jan. 2024 Who, then, is ultimately qualified to determine when the time has come to no longer perform? George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Dec. 2023 He's never been one to shy away from mining his own background for a good story, and now the time has come to gather many of those stories into one. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 10 Jan. 2024 But what became clear from my conversations is that Israel’s current approach to Gaza is too ambitious, and the time has come to correct course. Daniel Byman, Foreign Affairs, 21 Dec. 2023 And now, the time has come to say goodbye to your 9-5 grind and enter your golden years era. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2024 Here's how to decide when the time has come for a bigger home. Mia Taylor, Parents, 1 Dec. 2023 In my view, the time has come to do the same for New England’s stone walls. Robert M. Thorson, Discover Magazine, 9 Dec. 2023 See More

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“The time has come.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20time%20has%20come. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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