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Phrasal Verbs

wait on (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb wait on (2)

Meaning

to wait for the results of something, or for information about something, before deciding what to do next

Synonym

wait for

For example

  • wait on sth The investigators are waiting on the toxicology results before making their final report.

  • wait on sth Her family is in the next room waiting on the test results.

Quick Quiz

My son hasn't applied for college yet because he's still waiting on

a. his entrance exam

b. his exam results

c. his holiday

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