Inglês Todos os Dias #36: Como dizer “demorar” em inglês

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Inglês Todos os Dias #36: Como dizer “demorar” em inglês
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Demorou um pouco (not really 😉 ) , mas aqui está o 36o episódio de "Inglês Todos os Dias"! E hoje vamos falar sobre como dizer "demorar" em inglês!






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Frases no mini podcast de hoje:

How long will it take for you to learn this?
I'm just going to the mall. I won't take long. / I won't be long.
How long will this take?
I'm just recording a mini-podcast, but it won't take long.
My wife takes a long time to get dressed.
It takes a long time to speak a language fluently - but it doesn't take so long if you dedicate yourself.
very soon

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Agora vamos praticar com as seguintes frases. It takes a long time to ___________ . / It takes a long time for __(someone/something)__ to ___________ .

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37 comments “Inglês Todos os Dias #36: Como dizer “demorar” em inglês”

Prezado Tim, good morning!

Me considero principiante no estudo do inglês, estou longe ainda, de alcançar o meu objetivo de ser fluente em inglês, mas pela primeira vez, vejo alguém verdadeiramente, interessado e empenhado em ajudar as pessoas a aprenderem, de forma alegre e divertida, esse idioma que nos tempos de hoje, se tornou fundamental dominarmos. Parabéns, continue com essa missão, tenho certeza que as recompensas virão no futuro.
Um abraço agradecido. Paulo

Muito obrigado por suas palavras de incentivo, Paulo! Fico muito feliz que você esteja gostando das dicas. Você nos anima a continuar!

Hi Tim,

It takes a long time to get wedding, because it’s too expensive!
It’s correct?


Thank you for participating, Maria. Just a little correction:

para se casar = to get married
para preparar um casamento = to plan a wedding

It takes a long time to arrive in my work because the traffic of Sao Paulo is very intense, have a lot of traffic jam!

Good job with the sentence! Do you live in São Paulo, Emerson, or just work there?

How long does it take to be a teacher as patient as you are?

Thanks, Tim.

It’s a life process, Karneiro. 😀

Hey, Tim!

I can see it doesn’t take you long at all to come up with a new mini podcast. It takes a long time to learn a new language, though, especially if you don’t dedicate yourself. That’s what I’m always telling my students. Hopefully, they’ll listen to me someday. LOL

Have a great day!

Let’s hope they do! 🙂 And don’t forget to make them listen to our mini-podcasts every day! 😉

I take  a long time to read book.

It doesn’t take me too long to finish a book once I start reading; it’s mostly difficult for me to find time to read. 🙁

It takes a long time to be a good teacher as you, but I will try, thanks. 

Thank you, Ana! But I am sure you are a great teacher already!

How long is it need to learn portuguese after the american arrives in Brazil?

My parents studied Portuguese every day for 10 months, Marcia. 

It takes a long time to finish a Doctor’s degree in any course. It takes 4 years or more!

I think it takes at least 6 years, Agnys; but I may be wrong.

When I was listening this podcast my daughter’s friend phoned looking for her.
I answered: She went to english class but she won’t take long. She will be back very soon.
Saulo – Beginner –

That’s great! You used the expression in a real life situation! Did your daughter’s friend understand you?

Oh, I just remembered! You live in the U.S. right? So of course she understood you. 🙂

Hi Tim, check these examples and please and tell me if they are correct.



It takes a long time to get the hang of learning phrasal verbs and use them daily.

It takes a long time for my brother to have a blast when he is hungry.

Hello, Williams. Your sentences are great. Thank you for participating! Just one question: Why does it take so long for your brother to have a blast when he is hungry? 🙂

Hey Tim, tks a million for your reply.

haha Well, let’s say that his mood is not very good when he is hungry… 😛

It takes a long time to become a doctor.

It sure does, Suzana! Are you studying to become a doctor?

I am going to study to be a dentist, so yes 😀

For me, it´s very hard, it takes a long time to adjust for a new life in another country.

Where are you living now, Maria?

It takes a long time to save money to have a nice trip. 

That’s the truth! 🙂

It takes a long time to sleep when you drink much coffee. It takes a long time for the engineers to finish the construction of that long bridge.

I know how it is! Coffee often keeps me awake, too – but I insist on driking it! 🙂

 It takes a long time to prepare ISO Certification.

It sure does, Marilene! But a journey of a 1,000 miles begins with the first step!

I take a long time to take a shower ! 
It takes a long time to speak in English but i’ll get it ! 😀

You will! Just never give up!

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