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wait on sb/sth

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