Are you still there, waiting for me to come to you?
She didn't know the call had gone through because I was waiting for her to stop talking.
I've been waiting here for you to call.
Carmen watched him silently, waiting for an explanation.
And yet, in a way, waiting this long might have been an advantage.
We got a war to fight and women waiting for us.
The sense grew stronger as she led them down the hall past a waiting room and nurse's station towards the quiet hallway lined by patients' rooms, each housing four to five patients.
I think that it is enough if they have God on their side, without waiting for that other one.
What are you waiting for? he cried angrily to the dressers.
The sun lingered on the horizon, as if waiting for the closing clouds.
At home, presents were under the tree, waiting for their return.
Prince Hippolyte laughed spasmodically as he stood in the porch waiting for the vicomte whom he had promised to take home.
But, above all, the French will be here any day now, so what are we waiting for?
What are you waiting for?
Listen … listen … listen … He slapped his forehead with his palm in a rhythmic beat, waiting for some sort of divine inspiration.
We were all weary of waiting for you.
That's what you get for waiting so long.
She turned and headed for the house without waiting for an answer.
I considered waiting until morning before speaking to my wife but I knew I wouldn't sleep anyway.
Waiting until Yancey disappeared down the path, she walked over to the desk.
It was waiting in the river.
For a moment she lay waiting, and then realized he had fallen asleep.
By the time he returned, she was waiting at her car.
Perhaps the wolf was waiting to spring upon him.
So I'm waiting to see him.
Anna Pavlovna's alarm was justified, for Pierre turned away from the aunt without waiting to hear her speech about Her Majesty's health.
All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.
She opened it to find Señor Medena waiting outside.
She was the one who had insisted on waiting until they were married.
She followed him to the table and sat opposite him, waiting for him to open the subject.
She followed Cade up the steps and across the wide porch, waiting as he unlocked the door.
She glanced up again and realized he was waiting for some kind of response.
Detective Dick took my phone back and grabbed my arm, leading me to the waiting car.
They've taken Miss O'Malley into surgery so it's waiting time.
Bianca looked fearfully at the pregnant blonde, whose blood already soaked her clothing, then at the waiting devil beside her.
His eyes found Bianca, who stood shivering in the rain, staring towards the fire, as if waiting for Jonny to reappear.
There was no sneaking in with a butler and maid waiting at the door.
So don't let us keep it waiting a single minute.
I found Mrs. Keller and Mr. James Keller waiting for me.
Here the conversation seemed interesting and he stood waiting for an opportunity to express his own views, as young people are fond of doing.
And there was a place and everything waiting for him in the Archives Department!
"What is the matter with you, my dear?" she said crossly to the maid who kept her waiting some minutes.
In the dining room, which like all the rooms in the house was exceedingly lofty, the members of the household and the footmen--one behind each chair--stood waiting for the prince to enter.
All were waiting for them to come out.
On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected by the commander-in-chief.
He gathered up the papers and with a bow to both, stepped softly over the carpet and went out into the waiting room.
Coming out of Kutuzov's room into the waiting room with the papers in his hand Prince Andrew came up to his comrade, the aide-de-camp on duty, Kozlovski, who was sitting at the window with a book.
The soldiers forming the picket line, like showmen exhibiting a curiosity, no longer looked at the French but paid attention to the sight-seers and grew weary waiting to be relieved.
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
Natasha without waiting for Princess Mary to finish again looked inquiringly at Pierre.
Her dark eyes fixed on Carmen, eagerly waiting for the rest of the story.
I'm sorry I kept you waiting, but Tessa had nothing to do with it.
Destiny was a little lady, waiting until he came into the kitchen before plowing into him.
Tonight he divided his attention between the knife and her face - no doubt waiting for her to broach the subject.
Headlights were backed up as far as the eye could see, waiting impatiently for someone to direct them away from the gridlock.
She started placing biscuits in the waiting pan.
After weeks of tense waiting to see if she passed, she finally reached her goal.
Were the Indians waiting in desert ahead?
Claudette and Carl were waiting patiently in the dining room when Cynthia and Cade entered.
There are probably a half dozen of them waiting out there in the grass.
Maybe he's waiting to see if we buy her story or the tip that mentioned his facial hair.
Jackson must have seen me drive up because he was waiting by the door.
When I crawled out of toilet a uniformed officer was waiting for me.
Here it sits, undisturbed, waiting for the lord of this small but cozy manor house.
Howie was paged down from intensive care and I met up with him in the main waiting room.
After more gut wrenching waiting the word came in.
I'm waiting for Jenn to confirm, and we'll schedule to take it out tomorrow morning, Toni said.
The Natural I planted there called this morning and said they were waiting to burn the place until something got there.
He rose and left Darian's room for the foyer, where Toni was waiting for him.
Speck was waiting for him, at his feet a creature Dusty couldn't identify.
He stepped aside, waiting impatiently.
He'd planned on waiting until his anger cooled before dealing with Darian.
This is a nightmare waiting to happen, she said with a sigh and a hot glare at Toni.
"Papa, we shall be late," said Princess Helene, turning her beautiful head and looking over her classically molded shoulder as she stood waiting by the door.
There she paused and stood listening to the conversation in the drawing room, waiting for Boris to come out.
Natasha, very still, peered out from her ambush, waiting to see what he would do.
The coach with six horses was waiting at the porch.
All the guns, without waiting for orders, were being fired in the direction of the conflagration.
He left the room and went to the waiting room where Alpatych stood with bowed head.
Anatole kissed the old man, and looked at him with curiosity and perfect composure, waiting for a display of the eccentricities his father had told him to expect.
Rostov asked again, after waiting for a reply.
"Waiting, Your Majesty," repeated Kutuzov.
The Tsar looked intently and observantly into Kutuzov's eye waiting to hear whether he would say anything more.
The Emperor without waiting for an answer turned away and said to one of the officers as he went: Have these gentlemen attended to and taken to my bivouac; let my doctor, Larrey, examine their wounds.
Sonya too, all rosy red, clung to his arm and, radiant with bliss, looked eagerly toward his eyes, waiting for the look for which she longed.
The committeemen met him at the first door and, expressing their delight at seeing such a highly honored guest, took possession of him as it were, without waiting for his reply, surrounded him, and led him to the drawing room.
All were silent, waiting for what he would say.
She did not sit down but looked at him with a contemptuous smile, waiting for the valet to go.
In the men servants' hall all sat waiting, silently and alert.
"You did not get my letter?" he asked, and not waiting for a reply-- which he would not have received, for the princess was unable to speak-- he turned back, rapidly mounted the stairs again with the doctor who had entered the hall after him (they had met at the last post station), and again embraced his sister.
Prince Andrew went again to his wife and sat waiting in the room next to hers.
He came out from behind the chairs, clasped his partner's hand firmly, threw back his head, and advanced his foot, waiting for the beat.
He laid down the seven of hearts, on which with a broken bit of chalk he had written "800 rubles" in clear upright figures; he emptied the glass of warm champagne that was handed him, smiled at Dolokhov's words, and with a sinking heart, waiting for a seven to turn up, gazed at Dolokhov's hands which held the pack.
The old countess, waiting for the return of her husband and son, sat playing patience with the old gentlewoman who lived in their house.
After Denisov's departure, Rostov spent another fortnight in Moscow, without going out of the house, waiting for the money his father could not at once raise, and he spent most of his time in the girls' room.
The members of his suite, guessing at once what he wanted, moved about and whispered as they passed something from one to another, and a page--the same one Rostov had seen the previous evening at Boris'--ran forward and, bowing respectfully over the outstretched hand and not keeping it waiting a moment, laid in it an Order on a red ribbon.
Next morning, having taken leave of no one but the count, and not waiting for the ladies to appear, Prince Andrew set off for home.
On the appointed day Prince Andrew entered Count Arakcheev's waiting room at nine in the morning.
Then suddenly the grating sound of a harsh voice was heard from the other side of the door, and the officer--with pale face and trembling lips--came out and passed through the waiting room, clutching his head.
He was told that it would not, and without waiting for the usual formalities he left the lodge and went home.
I shall die, waiting a year: it's impossible, it's awful!
The village elder, a peasant delegate, and the village clerk, who were waiting in the passage, heard with fear and delight first the young count's voice roaring and snapping and rising louder and louder, and then words of abuse, dreadful words, ejaculated one after the other.
Nicholas Rostov meanwhile remained at his post, waiting for the wolf.
Nicholas dismounted, and with Natasha and Petya, who had ridden up, stopped near the hounds, waiting to see how the matter would end.
Pierre was one of those retired gentlemen-in-waiting of whom there were hundreds good-humoredly ending their days in Moscow.
But instead of all that--here he was, the wealthy husband of an unfaithful wife, a retired gentleman-in-waiting, fond of eating and drinking and, as he unbuttoned his waistcoat, of abusing the government a bit, a member of the Moscow English Club, and a universal favorite in Moscow society.
For a long time he could not reconcile himself to the idea that he was one of those same retired Moscow gentlemen-in-waiting he had so despised seven years before.
I can't bear this waiting and I shall cry in a minute! and she turned away from the glass, making an effort not to cry.
After tea Sonya noticed a housemaid at Natasha's door timidly waiting to let her pass.
Prince Andrew, as if trying to remember whether he had something more to say, or waiting to see if Pierre would say anything, looked fixedly at him.
The longer the Emperor remained in Vilna the less did everybody--tired of waiting--prepare for the war.
Four days before, sentinels of the Preobrazhensk regiment had stood in front of the house to which Balashev was conducted, and now two French grenadiers stood there in blue uniforms unfastened in front and with shaggy caps on their heads, and an escort of hussars and uhlans and a brilliant suite of aides-de-camp, pages, and generals, who were waiting for Napoleon to come out, were standing at the porch, round his saddle horse and his Mameluke, Rustan.
The Comte de Turenne showed him into a big reception room where many generals, gentlemen-in-waiting, and Polish magnates--several of whom Balashev had seen at the court of the Emperor of Russia--were waiting.
After some minutes, the gentleman-in-waiting who was on duty came into the great reception room and, bowing politely, asked Balashev to follow him.
The door opened, a gentleman-in-waiting, bending respectfully, handed the Emperor his hat and gloves; another brought him a pocket handkerchief.
"No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.
But Rostov went off to his squadron without waiting for tea.
Rostov, without waiting to hear him out, touched his horse, galloped to the front of his squadron, and before he had time to finish giving the word of command, the whole squadron, sharing his feeling, was following him.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
After standing some time in the gateway, Petya tried to move forward in front of the others without waiting for all the carriages to pass, and he began resolutely working his way with his elbows, but the woman just in front of him, who was the first against whom he directed his efforts, angrily shouted at him:
The firing was still proceeding when officers, generals, and gentlemen-in-waiting came running out of the cathedral, and after them others in a more leisurely manner: caps were again raised, and those who had run to look at the cannon ran back again.
In the waiting room were tradesmen, women, and officials, looking silently at one another.
Ferapontov's wife and children were also sitting in a cart waiting till it was possible to drive out.
Without waiting to hear him out, Prince Andrew asked:
"You're also waiting for the commander-in-chief?" said he.
While waiting in the reception room Pierre with weary eyes watched the various officials, old and young, military and civilian, who were there.
But there were some carriages waiting, and as soon as Pierre stepped out of the gate the coachmen and the yard porter noticed him and raised their caps to him.
He is waiting at the porch, said the adjutant.
While waiting for the young man to take his place on the step Rostopchin stood frowning and rubbing his face with his hand.
As had occurred before when she was present, Nicholas went up to her without waiting to be prompted by the governor's wife and not asking himself whether or not it was right and proper to address her here in church, and told her he had heard of her trouble and sympathized with his whole soul.
Orlov-Denisov, still waiting for the other columns to arrive, advanced no further.
At the bridge they all halted, waiting for those in front to get across.
Everywhere Kutuzov retreated, but the enemy without waiting for his retreat fled in the opposite direction.
And without waiting for an answer from the sentinel, who had stepped aside, Dolokhov rode up the incline at a walk.
As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder to go.
A courier who galloped to the castle in advance, in a troyka with three foam-flecked horses, shouted "Coming!" and Konovnitsyn rushed into the vestibule to inform Kutuzov, who was waiting in the hall porter's little lodge.
He at once resigned his commission, and without waiting for it to be accepted took leave of absence and went to Moscow.
Waiting until they were out of view from the men at the corral, Carmen rode up beside Alex.
When Alex walked through the door, they were standing by the table, waiting on him.
She counted the seconds in tense silence, waiting for the sound of an explosion, but the only sound was a car approaching from below.
All along the road the farmers were waiting for them.
Pierre's insanity consisted in not waiting, as he used to do, to discover personal attributes which he termed "good qualities" in people before loving them; his heart was now overflowing with love, and by loving people without cause he discovered indubitable causes for loving them.
Without waiting for an answer, he turned to Cassie.
In fact, they appeared to be hanging on her every word – waiting impatiently for the answer.
She stared at the kitchen doorway, waiting breathlessly for the person to appear.
The butler opened it when she approached, and a maid stood waiting to take her coat.
They sat in a heavy flat-bottomed boat, each holding a long, crooked rod in his hands and eagerly waiting for "a bite."
Perhaps your father is waiting to help in the kitchen.
I spend less time waiting for Excel to do a recalculation of my formulas today than I did on my 386 in the 1990s, even though my spreadsheets are thousands of times more complex.
Monarchies with any real, significant power are just waiting out the clock.
I shall be so disappointed if my little plans fail, because I have wanted for a long time to do something for the poor little ones who are waiting to enter the kindergarten.
Then I was like the little blind children who are waiting to enter the kindergarten.
She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.
Prince Andrew stopped, waiting for him to come up; Prince Bagration reined in his horse and recognizing Prince Andrew nodded to him.
"They are waiting for their younger son," Pierre replied.
Without waiting for her to reply, he strode away, pausing only long enough to shrug into his denim jacket.
What are you waiting for?