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

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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