Poll: It took me ____ to finish the work.

It took me ____ to finish the work.

ages
for ages
Either could be used.

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This Poll:

  • Votes: 399
  • Comments: 1
  • Added: April 2007

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Comments:

Rafeeq O. McGiveron

20% think "It took me FOR ages..." makes sense...? How about "It took for 2 seconds to make up my mind" vs. "It took me 2 seconds..." ? The "for" is not just infelicitous--it's downright ungrammatical.

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