A: In March, spring was upon us, then the last two weeks it suddenly turned cold, and now it’s like a hot summer’s day. This weather is really unpredictable.
B: Yep. Summer will be here soon. We should clean the filter in the air conditioner to get ready.
A: Huh? You can take this out?
Photo: Shen Yu-chia, Liberty Times 照片：自由時報記者沈昱嘉
B: My god, you’ve never cleaned it? It’s caked with dust! This way the air conditioner will waste electricity.
A: No wonder my electricity bill was so high last summer.
（Translated by Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱）
This phrase means that something is imminent or beginning to have an effect on someone or something.
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