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VERB 等待;等候 When you wait for something or someone, you spend some time doing very little, because you cannot act until that thing happens or that person arrives.
I walk to a street corner and wait for the school bus...
Stop waiting for things to happen. Make them happen...
N-COUNT 等待;等待的时间 A wait is a period of time in which you do very little, before something happens or before you can do something.
...the four-hour wait for the organizers to declare the result.
VERB 准备妥当;可获得;可使用 If something is waiting for you, it is ready for you to use, have, or do.
There'll be a car waiting for you...
When we came home we had a meal waiting for us...
VERB 延缓;推迟;搁置 If you say that something can wait, you mean that it is not important or urgent and so you will deal with it or do it later.
I want to talk to you, but it can wait...
Any changes will have to wait until sponsors can be found.
VERB (用于鼓励或威胁)等着 You can use wait when you are trying to make someone feel excited, or to encourage or threaten them.
If you think this all sounds very exciting, just wait until you read the book...
As soon as you get some food inside you, you'll feel more cheerful. Just you wait.
VERB (用于打断讲话)等一下，慢着 Wait is used in expressions such as wait a minute ,wait a second, and wait a moment to interrupt someone when they are speaking, for example because you object to what they are saying or because you want them to repeat something.
'Wait a minute!' he broke in. 'This is not giving her a fair hearing!'
VERB 服务;服侍;招待 If an employee waits on you, for example in a restaurant or hotel, they take orders from you and bring you what you want.
There were plenty of servants to wait on her...
Each student is expected to wait at table for one week each semester.
PHRASE 等不及;迫不及待;渴望 If you say that you can't wait to do something or can hardly wait to do it, you are emphasizing that you are very excited about it and eager to do it.
We can't wait to get started...
It's gonna be great. I can hardly wait...
CONVENTION (让人在命令下达前勿提前做某事)等一等 You say 'wait for it' to stop someone from doing something too soon because you have not yet given them the command to do it.
Arms bend. Arms upward. Wait for it. Stretch.
PHRASE (表示接下来要说的内容非常有趣或令人惊奇)注意了，听好了 You can use 'wait for it' to indicate that you are about to say something that is amusing or surprising.
A cool $500,000 is to be spent on obtaining genuine 17th-century air from the inside of, wait for it, an occupied lead coffin.
PHRASE 等着瞧;等等看 If you tell someone to wait and see, you tell them that they must be patient or that they must not worry about what is going to happen in the future because they have no control over it.
We'll have to wait and see what happens.
...a wait-and-see attitude.
PHRASE (表示催促)你还等什么呢？ If you say to someone 'What are you waiting for?' you are telling them to hurry up and do something.
Well, what are you waiting for? Do I have to ask you for a kiss?