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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.
I’ve been waiting for a refund cheque for several months.
There’s no point waiting for her to change her mind.
I need to talk to you and I’m afraid it can’t wait.
I can’t wait for the holidays.
Marlene can hardly wait to go to the beach again.
Just wait until I’ve finished this story.
Just wait till you see how she’s grown!
Just you wait till your father gets home.
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.
Oh, wait a minute, I’m trying to remember her name.
Wait a minute – I have to tie my shoe.
Wait a second, wasn’t Jackie supposed to be here?
Wait a minute, that’s not what I said!
Tonight’s lucky winner will go away with a cheque for – wait for it – £100,000!
You’ll just have to wait your turn like everyone else.
Another group of young skaters is waiting in the wings.
There may be more riots waiting to happen.
It’s an accident waiting to happen.
What are you waiting for? Jump in!
I’m afraid plans for the party will have to wait.
This is the British English definition of wait. View American English definition of wait.