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English definition of “wait for it”

wait for it

UK informal
to not start until the correct moment: Wait for it! I haven't said 'go' yet.WaitingStaying and remainingExpressions telling people to stop doing something You say 'wait for it' to show that you are about to say something surprising, funny, or difficult to believe: The new soap opera will be screened, wait for it, five times each day.Expressions of surprise
(Definition of wait for it from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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