wait for


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Translations
počkat
vente på
odottaa jotakin
pričekati
待つ
...을 기다리다
vänta på
รอได้
chờ đợi

wait for

يَنْتَظِرُ počkat vente på warten auf περιμένω για esperar odottaa jotakin attendre pričekati aspettare 待つ ...을 기다리다 wachten op vente på poczekać na aguardar ожидать vänta på รอได้ beklemek chờ đợi 等待
References in classic literature ?
Delvin left it to Emily to decide whether she would proceed by herself to Redwood Hall, or wait for Mirabel's return.
Said he would wait for us in a little bunch of sycamores right back of Tom's uncle Silas's tobacker field on the river road, a lonesome place.
I want you to wait for a volunteer who has just joined us.
Meanwhile, we'll take it easy and wait for the return of Tolpec and his friends.
Geoffrey dismissed the cab; and sent the lad in, to wait for further orders.
She had promised to wait for him, and did so with a faithfulness that cost her dear, because Mac forgot his appointment when the lessons were done, and became absorbed in a chemical experiment, till a general combustion of gases drove him out of his laboratory.
When we had finished our prayers and viewed the spectacle, we turned in the direction of the city; and at that instant Polemarchus the son of Cephalus chanced to catch sight of us from a distance as we were starting on our way home, and told his servant to run and bid us wait for him.
The Sultan did not wait for Scheherazade to ask his leave.
We wait in line for the comfort room, wait for the water to boil for coffee and for bathing, wait for the rice to be cooked and wait for our mother or father to give us our allowances.
I will wait for you as cicada wait through winter, their August song harbored in the last thunder clap of the season.
NSW/ACT chief executive Andrew McKinnon said the wait for an appointment with an ophthalmologist was compounded by the further wait of one to two years for elective surgery.
In purchase situations, customers often need to wait for products and services.