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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.
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wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.
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can't waitTo eagerly anticipate; to find it unbearable to wait for a forthcoming pleasurable event.
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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.
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lie in waitprepare an ambush
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time and tide wait for no manaction is necessary without delay
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wait for itUsed to draw attention to and build suspense, often ironically, for a remark to come.
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wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.
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wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.
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wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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wait outTo wait through (something); wait (through) till the end; patiently endure.
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wait upTo stay awake waiting for somebody to return.
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wait upWait.
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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.
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hold onWait a short while.
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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.
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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.
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look forward toTo anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure.
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stand byTo wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.
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hold upTo wait or delay.
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be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.
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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.
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cool one's heelsTo wait, especially impatiently or restlessly.
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hang onwait
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hold itWait a minute; stop.
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hold itTo wait to excrete when one needs to.
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hold one's breathTo wait, as if breathlessly.
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hold one's horsesTo be patient; to wait.
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hold the phoneStop; wait; woah. What's this? Look at this!.
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just a minuteStop; wait. Used to indicate that the speaker wishes the previous speaker or the proceedings to stop so that he or she can comment on what has been said or has happened so far.
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just a secondStop; wait. Used to indicate that the speaker wishes the previous speaker or the proceedings to stop so that he or she can comment on what has been said or has happened so far.
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kick one's heelsTo wait; to wait impatiently or restlessly.
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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.
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sit on itTo wait or hesitate.
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sit tightTo wait patiently.
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stay tunedTo wait or remain alert (for new developments or for further information).
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take a numberRecognize that many others are in the same situation; recognize that one's concerns are not of high priority; be prepared to wait.
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time and tideShortened form of time and tide wait for no man
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time and tide tarry for no manAlternative form of time and tide wait for no man.
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twiddle one's thumbsTo wait or dawdle; to accomplish nothing useful or lack a useful occupation.
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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.
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