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take forever

To take a very long time. You took forever to get home. Was there traffic? Why is it taking forever for our food to come out? Did they forget about us?
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They took forever," he said, estimating that it took five to 10 minutes before fire engines arrived.
If it had been raining fairly regularly, it wasn't too much of a job, but if there had been a dry spell and the box was nearly empty, it seemed like it took forever to get it full.
Even when it was fixed, the firm had made such a mess of my complaint that it took forever to get things resolved, and get the money back I'd lost.
Mary only wanted dog food and a loaf but took forever as she went through her purse and started another conversation.
I put my cruise control on and it took forever to get up one road.
He said: "It took forever to go in but I was perfectly in line to see the ball dropping in so I was away celebrating - but no one else was.
When shooting at 225 yards it seemed like it took forever for that bullet to reach the rams, but when it got there it did the job
I know it's been a while-- the trip took forever, and it's been difficult to find a pen-- but better late than never, as they say.
In last year's budget process, the Cabinet took forever over what to choose and what to discard from among the laundry list of promises in its Lower House election manifesto.
I came down, took off, and it seemed like it took forever for me to come down in the sand," said Hill, who also reached the finals of the 100 meters and finished sixth in 11.
It seemed like it took forever," Murrieta Valley coach Bryan Linton said.
Morsels served to Ramsay during a visit to the Queen's London residence looked "prehistoric" and took forever to swallow, he added.
But we took a close look at the banks and the credit unions, and saw that they took forever to close a loan--if they didn't decide to decline the borrower outright.
TOOK forever to melt but when it did was not bad given the bargain price.