It's the time it takes to go from now to then.
They took from 0.6 to 4.2 days to go around the Sun.
As time goes on, it may take longer for the pain to go away.
It didn't take long for them to go into the red themselves.
"And it takes years to go through the environmental process."
This time it took her longer to go to sleep.
You may have what it takes to go all the way in politics.
Is that what it takes to go all the way in politics?
"But it takes a lot of effort to go after a small market."
"How long will it take you to go through her data?"