Es wird auch langsam Zeit!

English Translation

It’s about time.

Is this idiomatic? Confused about the use of langsam here. Looking at wiktionary it just describes ‘langsam’ as slow or slowly.

‘It becomes also slowly time.’

Yes, this is idiomatic

I think the “langsam” is hiding in the english “about”.
The “langsam” conveys something like “I was (slowly) starting to get impatient”.

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Thanks. I think I was looking at the ‘about’ in the translation wrong.