wait

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wait viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (remain in expectation)esperar v int
 The results haven't come out yet, I am still waiting.
 Os resultados ainda não saíram, ainda estou esperando.
wait for [sb/sth] vi + prep (await)esperar por expres v
  aguardar por expres v
 I'm waiting for someone special.
 Eu estou esperando por alguém especial.
wait vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remain inactive, await)esperar vt
 You should wait your turn.
 Você deveria esperar a sua vez.
wait nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time spent waiting)espera sf
 I don't mind the wait.
 Não me importo com a espera.
wait for [sb/sth] to do [sth] vi + prep (await)esperar vt
  (formal)aguardar vt
 We are going to wait for the office to open.
 
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wait nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (delay)espera sf
 We are in for a long wait.
wait viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (remain inactive)esperar v int
 They are just sitting there, waiting.
wait viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be available) (estar disponível)esperar v int
 There are taxis waiting at the corner.
wait [sth] for [sb] vtr + prep US, informal (postpone, delay) (atrasar, esperar por alguém)adiar vt
 Please wait lunch for me; I'll be there in a moment.
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can hardly wait v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (feel impatient, excited)mal posso esperar expres
 I can hardly wait for my birthday! This has been such a rotten day, I can hardly wait for it to be over.
 Mal posso esperar pelo meu aniversário! O dia tem sido tão ruim, mal posso esperar que ele acabe.
wait a long time v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (endure a considerable delay) (passar por longa demora)esperar por muito tempo expres v
 Because of the crowds we had to wait a long time.
wait a minute interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (wait for a moment) (informal)espere um minuto!, espere um instante! interj
  (informal)espere aí! interj
 Wait a minute! - please repeat what you just said.
wait a second interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (wait for a moment) (informal)espere um segundo interj
  (informal)espere um pouquinho interj
 Just wait a second; I'm almost ready now.
wait in line,
wait on line
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
US, regional (queue) (entrar na fila)entrar na fila expres v
  esperar na fila expres v
wait on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (bar, restaurant: serve) (bar, restaurante)servir alguém, atender alguém vt
 Gina was waiting on a customer at the restaurant.
wait on [sb/sth] vi + prep (await)aguardar alguém, aguardar algo vt
 Rachel was waiting on her brother's arrival.
wait out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (be patient while [sth] is in progress) (ser paciente enquanto algo estiver em execução)esperar vt
  aguardar vt
wait up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (stay awake until [sb] arrives home) (ficar acordado até alguém chegar)esperar por expres v
  aguardar por expres v
 He's 23 years old; you need not wait up for him anymore.
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