It's about time <I decided / I decide> on something"

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Hello, here is an exercise. I have to choose between 4 propositions.

what courses are you going to do next semester?M:i dont know,but it's about time ... on smth

a.i'd decide b.idecided c.i decide d.i'm deciding

The answer is actually B. Can you explain it ? I thought it'd be C. (that comes from a chinese exercise book...)
  • rhitagawr

    Senior Member
    British English
    B is correct. After it's about time you have the past simple even though you're talking about the present.
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