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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “wait on sb/sth”

wait on sb/sth

mainly US phrasal verb with wait /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。
Providing and serving meals
(Definition of wait on sb/sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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