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English definition of “wait for sb”

wait for sb

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with wait   /weɪt/ us  
If something is waiting for you, it has been left or prepared for you to collect, use, enjoy, or deal with when you arrive: An envelope was waiting for me when I got home. Uma had a cup of tea waiting for me, along with a plate of biscuits.Staying and remainingWaiting
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