Phrasal Verbs

wait around

This page is about the phrasal verb wait around


If you have to wait around for something, you have to wait a long time for it.


hang around

For example

  • wait around Why do we always have to wait around when we have an appointment with a doctor or a dentist?

  • wait around for sth/sb Drug addicts spend most of their time waiting around for dealers to come with the drugs they need. What a boring life it must be!

Quick Quiz

We had to wait around in the airport because our flight was

a. delayed

b. on time

c. very long

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