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    #1

    time

    I wonder if there is a subtle difference between "1" and "2"
    1. Rosie - it's time to get up.
    2. Rosie - it's time you got up.

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    #2

    Re: time

    #1 sounds like a wake-up notice.
    #2 sounds a bit like Rose was slightly negligent in not getting up sooner.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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