can't wait | can hardly wait

This page is about the conversational phrase can't wait | can hardly wait

Meaning

You can say this if you're looking forward to something very much.

For example

  • "I'm sick of school."
    "Me too. I can't wait for the holidays to start."

  • "Are you looking forward to the concert?"
    "I can hardly wait. It'll be wonderful!"

Quick Quiz

He said, "It's starting any minute! I can't wait!" He

a. had to leave before the show

b. was excited about the show

c. didn't want to wait in line

Contributor: Matt Errey