- v. To wait until the specified event occurs.
- v. To await the arrival of.
“The fleetest sailers must wait for the dullest and slowest.”
“Now all he had to do was wait for the right time to silence Callisthenes forever.”
“I had almost been tempted to ask Rachel to wait for us in Boothbay, but apart from not wanting to risk a sock to the jaw, I knew that she would provide reassurance for Marcy Becker.”
“He had to keep pausing to wait for the pain to subside.”
“Imbued as we were with this sense of history, we could hardly wait for the battle to begin.”
“Facing a likely conviction after Ciceros devastating prosecution, Verres did not wait for the verdict.”
“Nothing remained but to wait for the destroyer Leonard Mason.”
“Then they wait for months in federal detention centers like Port Isabel, in the town of Los Fresnos, about an hour's drive from the Texas-Mexico border.”
“With a Jewish-American writer who has chosen to wait for me, out of all the university women prancing around him with samovars and bubliki, I am going to be the real me.”
“Hey, Lick-Lick, next time wait for me to tell you to come into my dressing room.”
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