Meaning of “take the time to do something” in the English Dictionary


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take the time to do something

to spend enough time to do something well or carefully:

She didn’t even take the time to say goodbye.
Note: Often used to show you are annoyed because someone did not do something well or carefully.

(Definition of “take the time to do something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)