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wait in

UK
phrasal verb with wait uk   us   /weɪt/ verb [I]
to ​stay at ​home because you are ​expecting someone or something to ​arrive, or someone to ​phone you: I ​waited in for the ​plumber all ​morning, but he didn't ​turn up.
(Definition of wait in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wait in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在家里等待…
in Turkish evde kalıp beklemek…
in Russian оставаться дома в ожидании чего-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在家裡等待…
in Polish czekać lub siedzieć w domu…
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