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    #1

    It's about time you started thinking about setting up your own business.

    Which of the following is better? I would use the first one.

    It's about time you started thinking about setting up your own business.
    It's about time you start thinking about setting up your own business.

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    #2

    Re: It's about time you started thinking about setting up your own business.

    They both work, but the first is more common.

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    Re: It's about time you started thinking about setting up your own business.

    Only the first works for me.

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    #4

    Re: It's about time you started thinking about setting up your own business.

    Maybe it's a BrE thing, but only the first works for me too.

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