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Sheryl said she'd be waiting in the lobby.
He was attacked while he was waiting for a bus.
The airport was full of anxious relatives, waiting nervously for news of the missing plane.
Let's sit down and wait until Bob gets here.
The television showed thousands of frightened people waiting to board buses.
We were kept waiting outside his office for over an hour.
Don't keep me waiting for an answer.
Rescue teams were waiting for the weather to improve.
This is the British English definition of wait. View American English definition of wait.
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