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English translation: to take a few minutes, even if you are not suppossed to.

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English term or phrase:borrow time
English translation:to take a few minutes, even if you are not suppossed to.
Entered by: Isabel Peralta
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19:51 Dec 13, 2001
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: borrow time
I just borrowed time to say hello
behdis
to take a few minutes..
Explanation:
even when you should not, you are in a hurry or at work at the time, to do something else.
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Isabel Peralta
Spain
Local time: 01:06
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4to take a few minutes..
Isabel Peralta


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
to take a few minutes..


Explanation:
even when you should not, you are in a hurry or at work at the time, to do something else.

Isabel Peralta
Spain
Local time: 01:06
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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