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When expressing "It takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes", would it be best to say




or maybe



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1時 means "one o'clock". 1時間 means "one hour". So you have to say 1時間15分掛かる。 If you want to express the "about", you can say およそ1時間15分掛かる。 or 1時間15分くらい掛かる。

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