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What does "take your sweet time" mean?
Is this phrase just an emphatic way to say "take your time" or "you go about sth too slowly"?
Does it have other meanings?Thank you. 
Jul 20, 2016 8:46 AM
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Take your sweet time is a way of expressing annoyance because, like you guessed, they are doing sth too slowly.

Whereas 'take your time' can seriously mean 'no hurry', this is more like 'you are taking a ridiculous amount of time'.


1: He's taking his sweet time getting here!

2: I'm sure there's a good reason, maybe traffic's bad.

1: We've been waiting half an hour!

July 20, 2016

It means Take your time + some added honey :D 

You might want to talk to like this to your girlfriend or anyone you want to sound too sweet to.

July 20, 2016
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese
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