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wait for sb/sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with wait   /weɪt/ us  
to be expecting someone or something and be prepared to deal with him, her, or it: When the thieves left the building, the police were waiting for them.
Translations of “wait for sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 等待…,等著……
in Chinese (Simplified) 等待…,等着……
(Definition of wait for sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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