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    it's time to / for .....

    I've already had my supper and you know very well that after supper it's time____

    A. to rest
    B. for resting

    Which one is more appropriate? Any better suggestions?
    Please explain your answer.

    Thanks

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    Re: it's time to / for .....

    Quote Originally Posted by Nefertiti View Post
    I've already had my supper and you know very well that after supper it's time____

    A. to rest
    B. for resting

    Which one is more appropriate? Any better suggestions?
    As time here means a particular point of the day that is suitable for a particular activity
    it is used with to + infinitive

    therefore I'd use only A.

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    Re: it's time to / for .....

    Hi BP.

    Is it OK to say, ..... it's time for rest?


    Thanks for the reply.

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    Re: it's time to / for .....

    It's time for a rest.

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    Re: it's time to / for .....

    OR

    It's time to rest. (here, rest acts as a verb)

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