1. To stay awake later in the night than usual while waiting for someone to arrive sầu home page. It”s going lớn be quite late before I get trang chủ, so don”t wait up for me. I”ve sầu been waiting up all night scared khổng lồ death that you might be hurt, or worse!2. commvà Stop or slow down so I can catch up with you. Hey, wait up, guys! I”m coming too! Tell them to lớn not to lớn wait up—I need to change this tire, so I”ll be a while.See also: up, wait
wait up (a minute)
Wait for me while I catch up with you! Tom, who was following Mary down the street, said, “Wait up a minute! I need lớn talk lớn you.” John: Hey, Sally! Wait up! Sally: What”s happening?See also: up, wait
wait up (until something)
to lớn delay going khổng lồ bed until a certain time or until something happens or someone arrives. Are you going to lớn wait up until midnight? We waited up until we heard hlặng come in the baông xã door.See also: up, wait
(for someone or something) 1.
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Fig. to stay up late waiting for someone to lớn arrive sầu or something lớn happen. I”ll be trang chủ late. Don”t wait up for me. We waited up for the coming of the new year, and then we went to lớn bed. 2. and hold up (for someone or something)Fig. lớn wait for someone or something lớn catch up. Hey! Don”t go so fast. Wait up for me. Hold up! You”re going too fast.See also: up, wait
1. Postpone going lớn bed in anticipation of someone or something, as in My parents always wait up until I get home page, no matter how late it is. 2. Stop or pause so that another can catch up, as in Let”s wait up for the stragglers, or Don”t walk so fast; wait up for me. See also: up, wait
v.1. To postpone going to bed in expectation: We will be out late tonight, so don”t wait up. The children waited up for their parents khổng lồ come home.
2. To stop or pause so that another can catch up: The leader of the hike waited up for the stragglers.See also: up, waitSee also:
wait on|wait|wait upon
v. 1. To serve. Sue has a summer job waiting on an invalid. The clerk in the store asked if we had been waited upon. 2. formal To visit as a courtesy or for business. We waited upon the widow out of respect for her husbvà. John waited upon the President with a letter of introduction. 3. To follow. Success waits on hard work.
wait for me, wait until I catch up Danny, wait up. I want lớn talk lớn you.
wait up for
not go to bed until the kids come trang chủ at night Mom always waits up for us when we go khổng lồ a tiệc nhỏ.
v. phr. To not go to lớn bed until a person one is worried about comes trang chính (said by parents & marriage partners). My mother always waited up for me when I went out as a young student. She always waits up for her husbvà when he”s out late.
1．serve；attkết thúc as a servant侍候；吃饭时作招待She waited on us at dinner．她在一旁侍候我们吃饭。The old lady does not like lớn be waited upon，because she thinks she is still capable of taking care of herself．那位老太太不喜欢别人侍候，因为她认为她生活还能自理。2．follow as a consequence为…结果；随…而产生Success waits on hard work．成功来自于勤奋。His whole future waits on the results of the examination．他的整个前程都取决于这次考试的结果。 wait at table wait for wait for (one's) boat lớn come in wait for (one's) ship to come in wait for (someone or something) wait for dead men's shoes wait for it wait for the dust to settle wait for the next wave sầu wait for the other shoe lớn drop wait in the wings wait on wait on (someone or something) wait on (someone) h& and foot wait on hvà and foot wait on hand & foot, khổng lồ wait on somebody toàn thân h& và foot wait on someone hvà and foot wait on table wait out wait tables wait till wait till/until… wait turn wait until wait up wait up for (one) wait upon (someone or something) wait upon (someone) hand & foot wait-and-see wait-and-see attitude waiting waiting game waiting in the wings waiver wake wake (up) from (something) wake (up) khổng lồ (something) wake from wake the dead wake the dead, to wake khổng lồ wake up wake up & die right wake up and smell the coffee wake up feeling human wake up on the wrong side of (the) bed wake up to (something) wake up with the chickens waken waken to (something) wait at/on table wait at table wait on wait on table wait on/upon wait out wait upon walk away from walk away/off with walk away with walk into walk off walk off with – Từ đồng nghĩa, cách dùng từ tương tự Thành ngữ, tục ngữ wait up