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Meaning of "Time consuming"



 
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Meaning of "Time consuming" #1 (permalink) Sat Mar 13, 2010 17:08 pm   Meaning of "Time consuming"
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #143 "Job Advertising", question 7

But general sites often produce an insufficient number of qualified applicants, making the process relatively time ......... for the results seen.

(a) consuming
(b) devoting
(c) devouring
(d) wasting

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #143 "Job Advertising", answer 7

But general sites often produce an insufficient number of qualified applicants, making the process relatively time consuming for the results seen.

Correct answer: (a) consuming
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Meaning of "Time consuming" #2 (permalink) Sat Mar 13, 2010 22:25 pm   Meaning of "Time consuming"
 

"Time consuming" means that the process takes a lot of time to accomplish.
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