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Had better is used following the format: subject + had better + infinitive. It is used for actions that are advisable to do. It is similar to should but the first is used for specific situations while the latter is used for general ones.

For example, I'd better leave or else I'll get caught in traffic.

It's time is used following the format: It's time to + infinitive/ It's time + for (subject) + to + infinitive/ It's time + you + past form of the verb. It is used for actions that the subject should do immediately or in the very near future. It may also be used for stronger emphasis.

For example, It's time we prepared for the hurricane.

It's time for Bob to get a job. 

It's time you tried something new. 

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