take one's time


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take (one's) time

To go at one's own preferred pace; to use as much time as one needs or desires. Could you please describe what happened that night? Take your time; we want it to be as accurate as possible. There are a lot of things we need to get right, so let's be sure to take our time on this.
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take one's time

Act slowly or at one's leisure, as in You can take your time altering that dress; I don't need it right away. [Late 1700s]
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