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    You have slept for quite some time

    Hello.

    I'm not sure that I understand this sentence:

    You have slept for quite some time.

    What does "quite some" mean in this context? I guess that "for quite some time" means "for a long time", but as I said I'm not sure whether is correct.

    Thanks in advance.
    Boris.





    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    Re: You have slept for quite some time

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    The speaker is impressed by it. The amount of time seems to him impressive or unusual in some way.

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    Re: You have slept for quite some time

    Quote Originally Posted by Weaver67 View Post
    (neither an English teacher nor a native English speaker)

    The speaker is impressed by it. The amount of time seems to him impressive or unusual in some way.
    The time is impressive because of how long it was- it wouldn't work for me if the speaker wanted to say how little time the person had slept.

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