wait for the other shoe to drop Rate this phrase:(1.00 / 1 vote)
To defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.

Additional definitions for 'wait for the other shoe to drop':

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