wait

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[weɪt]
[wet]

vt.& vi.

vi.

vt.

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  • 等;
  • 等待;
  • 等候;
  • 等待光标
1. If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
如果你等待,发生的只有变老。

来自金山词霸 每日一句

2. Do not wait for good things to happen to you. You need to walk towards happiness.
不要等待好事降临,你要向幸福进发。

来自金山词霸 每日一句

3. "Wait there!" Kathryn rose. "No, on second thought, follow me."
“在那儿等着!”凯瑟琳站起身来,“不,我改主意了。跟我来。”

来自柯林斯例句

4. "Wait a damn minute," Mindy spat. "Nobody said anything about staying overnight."
“该死的,等一下”,明迪愤愤地说道,“谁也没说过要过夜。”

来自柯林斯例句

5. I hope he doesn't expect you to wait up for him.
我希望他没指望你熬夜等他。

来自柯林斯例句

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1. 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...

    我走到街角等校车。

  • Stop waiting for things to happen. Make them happen...

    不要坐等事情发生。要创造条件让它们发生。

  • I waited to see how she responded...

    我等着看她如何回应。

waiting
  • The waiting became almost unbearable.

    等待变得让人几乎无法忍受。

2. 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.

    组织者宣布结果之前长达4小时的等待

3. 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...

    会有辆汽车等你。

  • When we came home we had a meal waiting for us...

    我们到家时,有一顿美餐正等着我们享用。

  • Ships with unfurled sails wait to take them aboard...

    船只扬起风帆,等待他们上船。

4. 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...

    我想和你谈谈,但可以晚点再说。

  • Any changes will have to wait until sponsors can be found.

    任何改变都要等找到赞助商之后再作决定。

Usage Note :

Do not confuse wait for, expect, and look forward to. When you wait for someone or something, you stay in the same place until the person arrives or the thing happens. Whisky was served while we waited for him... We got off the plane and waited for our luggage. When you are expecting someone or something, you think that the person or thing is going to arrive or that the thing is going to happen. I sent a postcard, so they were expecting me... We are expecting rain. When you look forward to something that is going to happen, you feel happy because you think you will enjoy it. I'll bet you're looking forward to your holidays... I always looked forward to seeing her.

不要混淆 wait for,expect 和 look forward to。wait for 是指在原地等待某人到来或某事发生。例如,Whisky was served while we waited for him (在我们等他的时候,威士忌端上来了),We got off the plane and waited for our luggage (我们下了飞机,等着取行李)。expect 表示认为某人或某物即将到来,或某事即将发生。例如,I sent a postcard, so they were expecting me (我寄了张明信片,所以他们知道我要来),We are expecting rain (我们预计会下雨)。look forward to 表示乐于见到某事发生,因为会从中获取乐趣。例如,I'll bet you're looking forward to your holidays (我敢肯定你正盼望着假期),I always looked forward to seeing her (我总盼望着见到她)。

5. 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...

    如果你觉得所有这些听起来令人兴奋,那就等着去读这本书吧。

  • As soon as you get some food inside you, you'll feel more cheerful. Just you wait.

    吃点儿东西你就会打起精神的。等着瞧吧。

6. 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!'

    “等一下,”他插嘴说,“这没有给她一个公平的解释机会!”

7. 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...

    有很多仆人服侍她。

  • Each student is expected to wait at table for one week each semester.

    每学期每个学生都要在餐厅服务一周。

8. 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...

    我们迫不及待地想开始。

  • It's gonna be great. I can hardly wait...

    那一定很棒。我都等不及了。

  • I could hardly wait to get out of there.

    我迫不及待地要离开那里。

9. 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.

    手臂弯曲。手臂上举。保持一下。伸展。

10. 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.

    将花费整整50万美元获取货真价实的17世纪的空气,注意了,是从一个内有尸体的铅制棺材里获得。

11. 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.

    我们只好等等看将会发生什么。

  • ...a wait-and-see attitude.

    观望态度

12. 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?

    那你还等什么呢?难道要我求你吻我吗?

13.   an accident waiting to happen→see: accident;  ready and waiting→see: ready
相关词组:
wait around  wait in  wait on  wait up 
vt. & vi.

1. 等候, 等待

  • We shan't wait long.
  • 我们不会等很久的。
  • That waiter does not know how to wait.
  • 那侍者不会侍候顾客。
  • I'm waiting to hear your explanation.
  • 我在等你的解释。
  • He's waiting his opportunity.
  • 他正等候机会。

2. (尤指长期地)希望,盼望,期待

vi.

1. 准备妥,在手边,可得到,可使用

vt.

1. 推迟,搁置,延缓

Noun

1. time during which some action is awaited;

  • "instant replay caused too long a delay"
  • "he ordered a hold in the action"

2. the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something);

  • "the wait was an ordeal for him"
Verb

1. stay in one place and anticipate or expect something;

  • "I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"

2. wait before acting

3. look forward to the probable occurrence of;

  • "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"
  • "She is looking to a promotion"
  • "he is waiting to be drafted"

4. serve as a waiter in a restaurant;

  • "I'm waiting on tables at Maxim's"
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