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English definition of “wait around”

wait around

(UK also wait about)
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with wait   /weɪt/ us  
to stay in a place and do nothing while you wait for someone to arrive or something to happen: We spent the whole day waiting around for something exciting to happen, but nothing did.
(Definition of wait around from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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