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. There are a lot of things we need to get right, so let's be sure to take our time on this. Could you please describe what happened that night? Take your time—we want it to be as accurate as possible. Oh, no rush at all. Take your time.
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take one's time

to go as slow as one wants or needs to; to use as much time as is required. There is no hurry. Please take your time. Bill is very careful and takes his time so he won't make any mistakes.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
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take (one's) time

To act slowly or at one's leisure.
See also: take, time
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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