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English definition of “wait for sb”

wait for sb

phrasal verb with wait     /weɪt/ verb [I]
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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