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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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

To act slowly or at one's leisure.
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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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