wait around Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “wait around” in the English Dictionary

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wait around

(UK also wait about)
phrasal verb with wait uk   us   /weɪt/ verb [I]
to ​stay in a ​place and do nothing while you ​wait for someone to ​arrive or something to ​happen: We ​spent the ​wholedaywaiting around for something ​exciting to ​happen, but nothing did.
(Definition of wait around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wait around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 干等着, 无所事事地等…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乾等著, 無所事事地等…
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