lie in wait Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “lie in wait” in the English Dictionary

"lie in wait" in British English

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lie in wait

to ​hide, ​ready to ​attack: The ​gunmen were ​lying in wait when Mr Predit came out of the ​hotel.
(Definition of lie in wait from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lie in wait”
in Chinese (Simplified) 埋伏起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 埋伏起來…
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“lie in wait” in British English

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