A very long time has elapsed since your last report.
After the time has elapsed, no other questions can be read in that half.
The whole time elapsed was probably less than ten minutes.
I have absolutely no idea how much time has already elapsed.
A long time may elapse before I catch another fish.
He didn't know how much time had elapsed till his mind became clear again.
Too much time had elapsed between the incident and the test.
"How much time had elapsed since you entered the hospital?"
However, some time may elapse before they are asked to respond.
More time elapsed, and eventually the silence became too much.