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Meaning of “wait for it” in the English Dictionary

"wait for it" in British English

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wait for it

informal used to show that you are about to say something ​surprising, ​funny, or ​difficult to ​believe: Depending on who you ​believe, the ​problem is either too much ​politicalinterference or - wait for it - not enough. UK used to ​tell someone not to not ​start until the ​correctmoment: Wait for it! I haven't said "go" ​yet.
(Definition of wait for it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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