just you wait!

This page is about the conversational phrase just you wait!


This can be used to strengthen a threat or a promise.

For example

  • "I'm telling the teacher what you did, and then you'll be in trouble! Just you wait!"

  • A rich kid was teasing Miguel because he couldn't afford the latest phone, so Miguel said, "I'll be just as rich as you one day. Just you wait!"

Mostly said by children

Quick Quiz

Timmy said, "Just you wait!" He was

a. threatening someone

b. about to be threatened

c. too scared to make a threat

Contributor: Matt Errey