Definition of there is no time like the present in English:

(there is) no time like the present

  • An action should be done now rather than later: ‘When do you want me to leave?’ ‘No time like the present.’
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    • But nevertheless, no time like the present to begin.
    • ‘We have to start winning soon,’ he said, ‘and there's no time like the present.’
    • If you haven't had a chance to contribute yet, well… there's no time like the present!
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