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    takes

    I'd like to know the answer.
    It took me 3 hours ( ? )
    1. to slove the problem.
    2. sloving the problem.

    If 1.2 are correct, I wonder if there is a little difference.

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    Question Re: takes

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I'd like to know the answer.
    It took me 3 hours ( ? )
    1. to slove the problem.
    2. sloving the problem.

    If 1.2 are correct, I wonder if there is a little difference.
    1. It took me three hours to slove the problem.
    2. It took me three hours solving the problem.
    Hope this helps>
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    Re: takes

    But you can also say "I spent three hours solving the problem".

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