Asked • 06/24/19

Why do we say "It's time we ate" and not "It's time we eat"?

Why do we use the simple past but not the present or future in the following expressions: > Don't you think it's time we went a little further > Don't you think it's time we ate > Don't you think it's time we went home

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Troy M. answered • 07/07/19

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