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wait for sb

phrasal verb with wait uk   us   /weɪt/ verb [I]
If something is waiting for you, it has been left or prepared for you to collect, use, enjoy, or deal with when you arrive: An envelope was waiting for me when I got home. Uma had a cup of tea waiting for me, along with a plate of biscuits.
Translations of “wait for sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 等著(某人)去做(或處理等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等着(某人)去做(或处理等)…
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