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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywait on
he/she/itwaits on
present participlewaiting on
past tensewaited on
past participlewaited on
  1. 1
    wait on someone to serve people in a restaurant

    What do we have to do to get waited on here?

    1. a.
      wait on someone hand and foot to do everything for someone so that they do not have to do anything for themselves
  2. 2
    wait on something to wait for a particular thing to happen
See also main entry: wait

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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