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Translation of "wait" - English-Polish dictionary

wait

verb [I]     /weɪt/
STAY
A1 to stay in a place until someone or something arrives or someone or something is ready for you czekać I'm waiting for Clive. How long did you wait for a taxi? [+ to do sth] I'm still waiting to use the phone.Staying and remainingWaitingWaitingStaying and remaining
NOT DO SOMETHING
to not do something until something else happens czekać We'll wait till Jane gets here before we start eating.Staying and remainingWaitingWaitingStaying and remainingDelaying and wasting time
can't wait informal
A2 used to say how excited you are about something that you are going to do nie móc się doczekać [+ to do sth] I can't wait to see him.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
keep sb waiting
B1 to be late so that someone has to wait for you kazać komuś czekać I'm sorry to have kept you waiting.WaitingStaying and remainingDelaying and wasting time
wait and see
to wait to discover what will happen zaczekać i zobaczyć We'll wait and see what she says. →  See also be waiting in the wings WaitingStaying and remaining
(Definition of wait verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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