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wait on sb/sth

mainly US
phrasal verb with wait uk   /weɪt/  us   /weɪt/ verb [I]
to ​servefood and ​drink, ​especially to ​customers in a ​restaurant: The ​staff who ​waited on us at ​dinner were ​excellent. She ​waited on tables (= ​servedmeals as a ​job) to ​earn some ​extramoney.
(Definition of wait on sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wait on sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在餐馆里)服侍…进餐,给…上菜…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在餐館裡)服侍…進餐,給…上菜…
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