Lesson 31 - How long does it take? - Exercise 11
How long does it take Doc to get from his house to Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan?
- It takes him 90 minutes all told (including his trip in the car, on the train, and on the NY subway).
- It takes him almost an hour for the overall trip (including his trip in the car, on the train, and on the NY subway).
- It takes him 90 minutes on the train, and an hour on the NY subway.
Doc says it takes him an hour and a half to get to work all told.
1 - All told (adjective): All. When everything or everyone is counted or included.
2 - Overall (adjective): from beginning to the end. Total. Including everything. In this example, Doc says that it's "about an hour and a half overall trip".
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