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  1. Ferdie11's Avatar
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    #1

    haven't got all day

    Hi,

    I haven't got all day

    Can you tell me what this expression means.


    Many thanks.

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    Re: haven't got all day

    It is a rude way to say "You are taking too long." It expresses impatience at the amount of time it is taking for something to be completed.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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