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wait

  
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      vb   abide, bide one's time, cool one's heels, dally, delay, hang fire, hold back, hold on     (informal)   kick one's heels, linger, mark time, pause, remain, rest, stand by, stay, tarry  
2   
      n   delay, entr'acte, halt, hold-up, interval, pause, rest, stay  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    depart, go, go away, leave, move off, quit, set off, take off     (informal)  


wait on      , upon  
attend, minister to, serve, tend  
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wait on, waiter, wit, wait on

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exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
n.
me too
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
Me lo he pasado muy bien esta noche.
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
See you later, I'll continue my rounds.
exp.
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
[Arg.];[Slang]
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
n.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts
adj.
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
psychology
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
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