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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.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.Rate it:

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can't waitTo eagerly anticipate; to find it unbearable to wait for a forthcoming pleasurable event.Rate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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just you wait and see!Wait calmly and the results shall appear and surprise YOU"Rate it:

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lie in waitprepare an ambushRate it:

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time and tide wait for no manaction is necessary without delayRate it:

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wait for itUsed to draw attention to and build suspense, often ironically, for a remark to come.Rate it:

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wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.Rate it:

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wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait outTo wait through (something); wait (through) till the end; patiently endure.Rate it:

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wait upTo stay awake waiting for somebody to return.Rate it:

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wait upWait.Rate it:

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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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hold onWait a short while.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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look forward toTo anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure.Rate it:

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stand byTo wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.Rate it:

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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.Rate it:

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hold upTo wait or delay.Rate it:

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be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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cool one's heelsTo wait, especially impatiently or restlessly.Rate it:

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hang onwaitRate it:

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hold itWait a minute; stop.Rate it:

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hold itTo wait to excrete when one needs to.Rate it:

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hold one's breathTo wait, as if breathlessly.Rate it:

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hold one's horsesTo be patient; to wait.Rate it:

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hold the phoneStop; wait; woah. What's this? Look at this!.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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kick one's heelsTo wait; to wait impatiently or restlessly.Rate it:

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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.Rate it:

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sit on itTo wait or hesitate.Rate it:

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sit tightTo wait patiently.Rate it:

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stay tunedTo wait or remain alert (for new developments or for further information).Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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time and tideShortened form of time and tide wait for no manRate it:

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time and tide tarry for no manAlternative form of time and tide wait for no man.Rate it:

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twiddle one's thumbsTo wait or dawdle; to accomplish nothing useful or lack a useful occupation.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.Rate it:

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