“It's time for the bouquet toss!”
You're at a wedding reception. The wedding, dancing, cake cutting, and other events have already happened. Now someone is collecting all of the single women at the wedding. She says this.
It's time for the bouquet toss!
Use this phrase to announce something that is supposed to start now:
It's time for class, everyone! Please take your seats.
Hey, it's time for the game. Turn on the T.V.
You can also talk about something that you think should happen now:
It's time for a change.
It's time for you to grow up and start taking responsibility for yourself!
A "bouquet" is a bunch of flowers that have been gathered together and arranged to look beautiful.
There's a wedding tradition in some cultures called "the bouquet toss". At the wedding reception after a couple gets married, all of the unmarried women are gathered together. The bride turns away from them and throws her bouquet of flowers over her shoulder. The woman who catches the bouquet is supposed to be the one to get married next.
The word "toss", by the way, means to throw something lightly.