take the time

idiom

Definition of take the time

: to make an effort (to do something) : to attempt They never took the time to get to know her.

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take the time

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“Take the time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20time. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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