Meaning of “take your time” in the English Dictionary

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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)