It takes me 15 minutes to walk to the school dịch

IT TAKES + INFINITIVE

Use it takes to indicate a quantity of time required for anyone khổng lồ complete a task(job). The amount may be an estimation (a guess) or an exact, known quantity.

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It takes an hour to get ready for school in the morning.

It takes 10 minutes to lớn shower.

It takes 30 minutes khổng lồ walk khổng lồ school.

It takes just a few seconds to reach the 2nd floor.


IT TAKES + INDIRECT OBJECT + INFINITIVE

It takes may be used to indicate a quantity of time required for a particular person to lớn complete a task(job).

It takes Jill an hour khổng lồ get ready for school in the morning.

It takes an hour for Jill lớn get ready for school in the morning.

It takes Jill 10 minutes khổng lồ put on her makeup.

It takes 10 minutes for Jill khổng lồ put on her makeup.

It takes us 30 minutes to walk to lớn school.

It takes 30 minutes for us to walk khổng lồ school.

It takes her just a few seconds khổng lồ reach the 2nd floor.

It takes just a few seconds for her lớn reach the 2nd floor.


for__ (for Jill, for her, for us) — expresses the agent of the action in the infinitive clause; thepreposition subordinates the agent a noun or an accusative sầu pronoun (object pronoun). Also see Infinitive sầu Cls w/Subj


It takes…

Amount of Something

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It takes to…


IT TAKES + INFINITIVE

It takes expresses how much is needed to lớn complete a task(job). The amount may be a guess or an exact, known quantity.

It takes a lot of newspaper to lớn house-train a puppy.

It takes three yards of material to lớn make a dress.

It takes fifteen gallons of gas khổng lồ fill the tank of this oto.

It takes a lot of love sầu to raise children. a noncount abstract noun


NO INDIRECT OBJECT

It takes is not followed by an indirect object when speaking in general. "This situation is true for anyone.".

*It takes anyone a lot of newspaper to house-train a puppy.

*It takes you three yards of material lớn make a dress.

*It takes me fifteen gallons of gas to lớn fill the tank of this car.

*It takes us a lot of love lớn raise children.


It takes is also used with abstractions: love sầu, patience, knowledge, kindness, etc.

*Yellow highlighted words are examples of incorrect usage.


Comtháng Mistakes

Errors và Solutions

Error và Solution


ERROR

*It takes me six eggs khổng lồ make this cake.

*It is taking six eggs to make this cake.

*It"s take six eggs lớn make this cake.


SOLUTION

It takes me six eggs lớn make this cake. It takes me six minutes lớn get there. An indirect object is only used before a quantity of time.

It takes six eggs khổng lồ make this cake. Progressive tense is not used in this expression.

It takes six eggs to lớn make this cake. subject-predicate agreement error


Related page Spelling out numbers


Practice 1

Planning the Next Day

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Read the Context


Tomorrow, I will be pressed for time, but if I schedule things, I can get them all done. I"ll need to vì a few extra things.

At 7:30, I will get up, shower, and get dressed. (30 minutes)

Next, I will eat breakfast, eat và read through my tin nhắn. (30 minutes)

After that, I will have to lớn drive to lớn the gas station & fill up my oto. (15 gallons / 56 liters)

The fuel will probably cost me around $60 / 80€.

Then, I will stop by the ngân hàng lớn get some cash ($200). I need khổng lồ pay my utilities bill tomorrow. ($150)

Next, I will drive to lớn work and spend the morning & afternoon in a company-Review meeting.


We will need several cups of coffee khổng lồ stay alert.

I will need a lot of concentration to lớn get through such a long meeting.

At five sầu, I will go lớn the thể hình và lift weights for a couple hours with friends.

I"ll make an omelet for dinner(a few eggs) That will satisfy my appetite.

I should spend just a few minutes on the computer, but I usually over up spending over an hour reading my gmail và catching up with friends.

Last, I will fall inlớn bed và probably be asleep in a few seconds.


alert (Adj) – awake and clear-thinking

appetite (N) – hunger

concentration (N) – staying focused; paying cthảm bại attention

end up (verb expression) – result in


firm (N) – strong; not weak

satisfy (V) – meet the requirement or need; be enough

tasks (N) – small jobs, chores

utilities bill (N) – charges for gas, electriđô thị, và water usage


Complete the sentence with an "It takes…" expression.

Select the response from the các mục that best completes the sentence. Compare your response to the feedbachồng by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 1-12" button.


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— I takes me 30 minutes It takes me 30 minutes khổng lồ get up, shower, and get dressed. 
Feedback 1
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— It takes trăng tròn minutes to Its take đôi mươi minutes to eat breakfast, eat và read through my gmail.
Feedback 2
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— It takes 15 gallons khổng lồ fill up Its 15 gallons to lớn fill up my oto.
Feedbaông xã 3
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— It takes sixty dollars It takes me sixty dollars khổng lồ refuel my car.
Feedbaông xã 4
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— It will take about $150 It is going lớn take about $150 pay the utilities bill .
Feedbaông xã 5
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— It will take all day It"s taking all day khổng lồ complete the company-Reviews meeting.
Feedbachồng 6
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It usually takes a few cups of coffee — we stay alert. to lớn stay alert. staying alert. .
Feedbaông xã 7
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— It takes a lot of concentration Its takes lot of concentration It takes me a lot of concentration lớn get through a company-Review meeting.
Feedbaông xã 8
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— It takes a firm hold It takes to lớn hold firmly I takes I hold firmly lớn lift weights.
Feedback 9
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— It takes a few eggs It makes a few eggs to prepare a good-sized omelet for dinner.
Feedbachồng 10
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— It takes an hour for me For me it takes an hour lớn read my email và catch up with friends.
Feedbachồng 11
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— It"s usually taking just a few minutes It usually takes just a few minutes lớn fall asleep.
Feedbaông chồng 12
Practice 2

Jimmy — he"s so slow!

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Read for Errors


My little brother, Jimmy is so slow in the morning. It"s taking hyên forever lớn get dressed for school. He sits and stares at his clothes, but he doesn"t put them on. It takes hyên a lot of energy just lớn get his pants và shirt on.

For me, it takes me five sầu minutes khổng lồ eat my breakfast.It takes for hyên fifteen minutes lớn eat his breakfast— five minutes to lớn choose it and ten minutes lớn eat it.


Then, it takes hlặng a lot of time in the bathroom to lớn brush his teeth. Mom always reminds hlặng to lớn hurry upbecause it takes us a while to lớn get khổng lồ school if there is traffic.

My mom takes a lot of patience to wait for hyên ổn all the time. It takes a big brother like me lớn look after hyên ổn. — Jessie


patience (N) – being able to wait for something or someone without becoming angry

stare (V) – look at something for a long time, especially with eyes wide open


Correct or Incorrect?

Select a response correct or incorrect. Compare your response khổng lồ the feedbaông chồng by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 11-20" button.


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My little brother is so slow in the morning. It"s taking him forever to lớn get dressed for school. Correct Incorrect
Feedbaông xã 13
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He sits & stares at his clothes, but he doesn"t put them on. It takes him a lot of energy just to get his pants và shirt on. Correct Incorrect
Feedbaông xã 14
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For me, it takes me five minutes to lớn eat my breakfast Correct Incorrect
Feedbachồng 15
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It takes for hyên fifteen minutes lớn eat his breakfast. Correct Incorrect
Feedbachồng 16
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Then, it takes hyên ổn a lot of time in the bathroom khổng lồ brush his teeth. Correct Incorrect
Feedbachồng 17
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Mom always reminds hlặng khổng lồ hurry up because it takes us a while lớn get lớn school if there is traffic. Correct Incorrect
Feedbachồng 18
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My mom takes a lot of patience lớn wait for hyên ổn all the time. Correct Incorrect
Feedbachồng 19
đôi mươi.
It takes a bigger brother lượt thích me lớn look after hyên. — Jessie Correct Incorrect
Feedbaông chồng trăng tròn
Practice 3

Putting It All Together

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Read for Errors


My partner and I made a bridge from toothpicks for our science class project.We had khổng lồ made a bridge that could tư vấn a half pound (.23k). The followings is what is needed khổng lồ build a bridge from toothpicks:


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a simplebut svào design. four boxes of flat toothpicks. one bottle of wood glue graph paper two dollars two attempts (tries) fourhours of building one hour of drying a box for carrying it to school a lot of persistence

materials (N) – things, parts that will Cosplay the bridge (toothpicks & glue)

persistence (N) – being able lớn stay with the project, try again & again

tư vấn (V) — hold up; bear the weight of


toothpick(N) – a little stiông xã of wood for cleaning food from the teeth

scale (N) – relative sầu kích cỡ of the parts lớn the whole


Write an instruction for the requirements using an "it takes".

Edit the sentence(s) in the text box. Compare your response khổng lồ the feedbaông xã by clicking the "Check" or the "Cheông xã 21-30" button.


21.
A simplebut strong design is needed to lớn build a bridge from toothpicks.
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Feedbaông chồng 21
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Four boxes of flat toothpicks are required to build the structure.
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Feedbachồng 22
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One bottle of wood glue is needed khổng lồ put the structure together.
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Feedbaông xã 23
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Graph paper is required khổng lồ plan the shape and scale of the bridge.
Edit 24
Feedbachồng 24
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Two dollars are need to lớn buy the materials for the bridge.
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Feedbaông xã 25
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We needed two attempts to make a really good bridge.
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Feedback 26
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Four hours were required to build the bridge.
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Feedbaông xã 27
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One hour was needed for the glue khổng lồ dry.
Edit 28
Feedbaông xã 28
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One box with padding was needed to paông xã the bridge so that we could carry it to lớn school.
Edit 29
Feedbaông xã 29
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A lot of persistence is needed to make the bridge a good và svào structure.

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