take time

take time

  1. To require a comparatively long period of time.
    Learning a foreign language takes time.
    It takes time to get used to having a step-parent.
  2. To volunteer to spend one's time (for a purpose or beneficiary).
    He took time to help us with his son with his homework.
    He took time for his son.
  • (require a comparatively long period of time) take a long time, take some time
  • (volunteer to spend one's time) make time for, take the time
Translations Translations
  • French: prendre le temps (de faire quelque chose), prendre de son temps (pour faire quelque chose)

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