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Re: The cost of time

From:Padraic Brown <agricola@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 13, 2002, 0:21
Am 12.02.02, John Cowan yscrifef:

> Christophe Grandsire scripsit: > > > In French people do "pass" time, "lose" time, but while English speakers take > > time to do something, French speakers "put" time to do something ("mettre du > > temps à"), while an action "takes" time to be done ("prendre du temps à"). > > English has this last one too: "It'll take about an hour to fix it."
We can also "put in" time to do something. Padraic. -- Gwerez dah, chee gwaz vaz, ha leal.