Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.102)

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.


It is high time that India did something about the population problem.

[A]. already late
[B]. appropriate time
[C]. desired occasion
[D]. auspicious moment

Answer: Option A


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Amruta Ghatge said: (Feb 28, 2014)  
The answer should be Option B.

High time means appropriate or urgent time and not already late.

Rumpa said: (Sep 1, 2015)  
Why not option B? Please explain.

Mmk said: (Apr 13, 2016)  
The appropriate time for something also, past the appropriate time.

For example: It's high time we did something about Martha's dog, or It's high time you children were in bed. The precise meaning of this term depends on the tone of voice and/or the context.

Mdamirul Islam said: (Jun 12, 2016)  
Yes, I also think the answer should be options b.

Mehedi said: (Aug 21, 2016)  
The answer must be B.

Saiful said: (Sep 1, 2016)  
Yes! the answer should be option B.

Ivan said: (Sep 9, 2016)  
Yes, it should be option B.

Pravali said: (Oct 6, 2016)  

I think it is A only, How you all said it is B?

Sohrab said: (Jan 9, 2017)  
The answer must be option B.

Santanu Das said: (Mar 27, 2017)  
The correct answer should be option B.

Prince Avinash said: (May 4, 2017)  
According to the given sentence, the answer should be A.

I agree with the given answer.

Kadu said: (Aug 10, 2018)  
The answer should be option B.

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