a long time
he whole day
It took him two weeks to read a book.
It took us an hour to walk home.
It took me a long time to learn to drive.
It took them all day to repair the car.
It will take Jane some years to learn English.
It will take me an hour to cook dinner.
It doesn't take him long to cook an omelet.
It took her two months to find a job.
It takes us 15 minutes to walk to the station.
It took them the whole day to clean the house.