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.
Gwerez dah, chee gwaz vaz, ha leal.