Focus on the pronunciation of wait
English definition of “wait”
/weɪt/ v [I/T]
› to allow time to go by, esp. without doing much, until something happens or can happen: [I] I waited in the car. [I] Wait here for me – I’ll be back in a minute. [I] The dentist kept me waiting for ages. [+ to infinitive] Several people are waiting to use the phone. [T] Please get in line and wait your turn like everyone else. › If something waits, it is being delayed or is ready: [I] The meeting will have to wait until tomorrow. [I] An envelope was waiting for me when I got home. wait
/weɪt/ n [U] › We had a three-hour wait at the airport.