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    Unhappy A word starting with t means take your time

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    I heard this word in "the vampire diaries" before, but I forgot it.
    tick-tock?
    t____-torque?
    t___-t____?
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    Re: A word starting with t means take your time

    Can you give us any more context? I don't really understand the question. Was the word starting with "t" a verb? Is "t-torque" your suggested answer? Is the word you're looking for definitely a hyphenated word in which both words start with "t"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A word starting with t means take your time

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    I heard this word in "The ​Vampire ​Diaries" before, but I forgot it.
    tick-tock?
    t____-torque?
    t___-t____?
    I don't know. What does the word mean?

    The sound a clock makes is tick-tock.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: A word starting with t means take your time

    It's impossible to say without more context, but I can imagine the following dialogue:

    A: Are you coming with us or not?
    B: Give me a minute to think about it.
    A (After a short time): Tick, tock. Tick, tock.

    A is reminding B of the passing of time. A is in effect saying Come on. I want you answer very soon.

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    Re: A word starting with t means take your time

    A.Yeung, I agree entirely with Piscean but it means the opposite of "take your time" which you gave as the definition in your title.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A word starting with t means take your time

    Pshaw. A minor point.

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