wait for sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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wait for sb/sth

phrasal verb with wait uk   us   /weɪt/ verb [I]
to be ​expecting someone or something and be ​prepared to ​deal with him, her, or it: When the ​thievesleft the ​building, the ​police were ​waiting for them.
(Definition of wait for sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wait for sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 等待…,等着……
in Chinese (Traditional) 等待…,等著……
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