take your 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.
take your ˈtime (doing something/to do something/over something)
1 do something as slowly as you like; do not hurry: There’s no rush — take your time. OPPOSITE: get a move on
2 be late; do something too slowly: You certainly took your time to get here. I’ve been waiting an hour! ♢ The shop assistant took her time serving me.