※ Which Word? - last / take
• Last and take are both used to talk about the length of time that something continues.
Last is used to talk about the length of time that an event continues:
How long do you think this storm will last?
The movie lasted over two hours.
• Last does not always need an expression of time:
His annoyance won’t last.
• Last is also used to say that you have enough of something:
The money she gave us should last until next week.
• Take is used to talk about the amount of time you need in order to go somewhere or do something. It must be used with an expression of time:
It takes (me) at least an hour to get home from work.
How long will the flight take?
The water took ages to boil.