Übersetzung von “wait” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /weɪt/ us /weɪt/

A1 to stay in a place until someone or something arrives

aspettare, attendere
I’m waiting for Harry. Sto aspettando Harry.
How long did you wait for a taxi? Quanto hai dovuto aspettare per un taxi?
can’t wait to do something informal

A2 used to say how excited you are about something that you are going to do

non vedere l’ora di fare qualcosa
I can’t wait to see him. Non vedo l’ora di vederlo.
wait a minute, second, etc.

B1 said in order to interrupt someone, or to get their attention, or when you have suddenly thought of something important

aspetta un minuto, un secondo, ecc.
Now, wait a moment – I don’t agree with that. Beh, aspetta un momento – con quello non sono d’accordo.
keep someone waiting

to be late so that someone has to wait for you

fare aspettare qualcuno
I’m sorry that I kept you waiting. Mi scuso di avervi fatto aspettare.

Phrasal Verb(s)

noun [ no plural ] uk /weɪt/ us /weɪt/

the act of staying in a place until someone or something arrives or someone or something is ready for you

We had a long wait at the airport. Abbiamo avuto una lunga attesa all’aeroporto.

(Übersetzung von “wait” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)