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"take your time" in British English

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take your time

C1 said to mean that you can spend as much time as you need in doing something, or that you should slow down
C1 disapproving to do something too slowly: The builders are really taking their time.
(Definition of take your time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"take your time" in American English

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take your time

to not hurry: He took his time before answering the question.
(Definition of take your time from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take your time”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不着急,慢慢来, 做事磨蹭…
in Turkish acele etmemek…
in Russian не торопиться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不著急,慢慢來, 做事磨蹭…
in Polish nie spieszyć się…
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