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    #1

    there is a lag of

    Instead of "there is a lag of" what else could I say?
    There is a lag of about three weeks between taking the test and getting the results.

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    #2

    Re: there is a lag of

    Try "period" or "delay" instead of "lag" in the above.

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    #3

    Re: there is a lag of

    You can say ​It takes three weeks to get the results after you take the test.
    I am not a teacher.

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