Take so long to

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Definition

What's taking so long?: What is the delay? Why am I still waiting?
idiom
It takes so long to drive to work in the morning that I often arrive late. The journey takes about an hour.
It took me a long time to find your house. I was looking for it for about half an hour.

Examples

  • "Bruno : Most of our products are delivered from East Asia, what's taking so long?"
  • "I'm sorry it took so long to get back to you."
  • "< WHAT'S TAKING SO LONG? !"

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