Translation of "wait on sb/sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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wait on sb/sth

mainly US
phrasal verb with wait uk /weɪt/ us /weɪt/ verb [ I ]

to serve food and drink, especially to customers in a restaurant

(尤指在餐馆里)服侍…进餐,给…上菜
The staff who waited on us at dinner were excellent. 吃饭时为我们服务的侍者非常不错。
She waited on tables (= served meals as a job) to earn some extra money. 她当侍者来挣些额外的收入。

(Translation of “wait on sb/sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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