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take time

 
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time
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to require a substantial amount of time to do something or for something to happen.
He will recover, but it will take time.
definition 2: to require a (specified) amount of time to do something or for something to happen.
It took a lot of time to finish the project.How much time will it take to fix it?Painting the kitchen took some time.