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wait Sentence Examples

  • I can hardly wait for the fun to begin!

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  • You can't wait a moment!

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  • After what seemed like a short wait, they boarded another plane.

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  • I'd wait for him come to us.

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  • The children were hungry and could hardly wait for their father to come.

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  • I can hardly wait for the new baby.

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  • Why wait until tonight?

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  • You'll like it, just wait and see.

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  • My education can wait, she can't.

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  • They will come regularly every evening to particular trees, where the cunning sportsman lies in wait for them, and the distant orchards next the woods suffer thus not a little.

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  • They'll have to wait for water, the same as we did.

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  • "Then we must wait for half an hour," she continued; "but it won't take long, after that, to carry us all to the Emerald City."

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  • You're only joking, I'm afraid-- Just wait till I am bigger.

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  • Let us wait until evening.

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  • No, but wait a bit!...

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  • Wait, for heaven's sake.

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  • I called on the king, but he made me wait in his hall, and conducted like a man incapacitated for hospitality.

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  • They will wait, well disposed, for others to remedy the evil, that they may no longer have it to regret.

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  • In any event, I won't wait so long before I take another.

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  • I'll wait until tomorrow.

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  • Send word to the captain not to wait for me, for I have changed my mind.

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  • You can go wait in the back if you want.

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  • Wait a bit, Kuragin.

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  • In any case, there was nothing that couldn't wait to be discussed at home.

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  • But wait, there's more!

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  • But wait (as they say on late-night TV commercials), there's more!

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  • Could you wait for me here, honey?

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  • Mine makes the servants wait on me and do as I tell them.

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  • I can hardly wait patiently for the time to come when I shall see my dear English friends, and their beautiful island home.

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  • It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.

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  • Finally, Howie reluctantly agreed to wait a couple of days and see how the situation played out.

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  • The postmaster came in and began obsequiously to beg his excellency to wait only two hours, when, come what might, he would let his excellency have the courier horses.

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  • So why wait for reinforcement?

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  • Chilon was so busy that the messengers had to wait several days before they could see him.

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  • She's such a little beauty I can hardly wait for the sun to set.

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  • You can't wait until you get back.

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  • I determined to go into business at once, and not wait to acquire the usual capital, using such slender means as I had already got.

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  • "Wait," said he, "till the ship arrives, and then we shall know the truth."

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  • I can hardly wait for June to come I am so eager to speak to her and to my precious little sister.

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  • She stopped to wait for him, unsure whether to be happy about his presence or annoyed.

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  • Wait a bit and listen.

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  • "Oh, wait, don't shut the-- " The door to the apartment clicked shut, locking automatically.

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  • Yes. Wait a bit...

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  • "Wait, and I will tell you," said the caliph; and he smiled again.

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  • Wait, we must tie it up again.

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  • No, wait a minute, please.

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  • We'll just wait for her.

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  • If you want to wait until I get off work, I'll try to leave a little early so we won't get back so late.

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  • She could hardly wait to get back to Texas.

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  • I found that it was as well for me to rest on my oars and wait his reappearing as to endeavor to calculate where he would rise; for again and again, when I was straining my eyes over the surface one way, I would suddenly be startled by his unearthly laugh behind me.

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  • Men generally, under such a government as this, think that they ought to wait until they have persuaded the majority to alter them.

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  • I do not hesitate to say, that those who call themselves Abolitionists should at once effectually withdraw their support, both in person and property, from the government of Massachusetts, and not wait till they constitute a majority of one, before they suffer the right to prevail through them.

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  • Just wait a minute, sir.

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  • The wait was interminable.

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  • Wait a bit, you fellows....

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  • No, wait a bit....

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  • He didn't wait for an answer.

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  • Was he going to wait until later?

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  • At such times they were all glad to wait for him, for continually climbing up stairs is sure to make one's legs ache.

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  • Wait till he rests a while, and then he'll be in a better humor.

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  • Like other kings, he lived in a beautiful palace and had many officers and servants to wait upon him.

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  • Wait for me there.

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  • He said no, it would not be called for about fifteen minutes; so we sat down to wait; but in a moment the man came back and asked Teacher if we would like to go to the train at once.

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  • "Despite my great respect for old Kutuzov," he continued, "we should be a nice set of fellows if we were to wait about and so give him a chance to escape, or to trick us, now that we certainly have him in our hands!

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  • Wait till tomorrow morning, we'll find out everything tomorrow.

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  • "Ask him to wait," and the sound was heard of a chair being pushed back.

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  • 'Please to wait.' 'I've widden twenty miles and have duties to attend to and no time to wait.

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  • "Shall I join the army and enter the service, or wait?" he asked himself for the hundredth time.

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  • "Sonya, wait a bit--we'll pack everything into these," said Natasha.

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  • Oh, yes, in a minute; wait... or no!

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  • Gerasim, being a servant who in his time had seen many strange things, accepted Pierre's taking up his residence in the house without surprise, and seemed pleased to have someone to wait on.

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  • Just you wait a bit!

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  • Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.

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  • "Wait a bit," said the old man, and showed Pierre a globe.

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  • But wait a moment, boys...

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  • "Wait a moment, I'll fetch it," said Mademoiselle Bourienne, and she left the room.

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  • "Wait a minute," she said again.

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  • Howie wanted to wait until we were all together.

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  • We just wait until he snatches another child?

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  • I'd planned to wait until Betsy and Molly returned from walking Bumpus but I decided if I had to drive back into downtown Keene, I might as well swing by Wheelock Park Campground as it was on the way, at least sort-of.

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  • It wasn't an invitation but I figured I owed my presence for what I'd learned so far and I couldn't wait to renew our conversation.

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  • I had more than an hour to wait at Philadelphia International Airport.

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  • After an interminable wait a human voice interrupted.

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  • I shall do all I can to interest and stimulate it, and wait for results.

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  • Wait a bit and I'll get round him....

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  • The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.

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  • "Wait a bit, here's a letter for you," said the old man suddenly, taking a letter addressed in a woman's hand from a bag hanging above the table, onto which he threw it.

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  • Dolokhov, who had already changed into a soldier's gray greatcoat, did not wait to be called.

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  • "Wait, haven't you dropped it?" said Rostov, picking up the pillows one at a time and shaking them.

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  • "You just wait a moment, my dear fellow, and listen," interrupted the staff captain in his deep bass, calmly stroking his long mustache.

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  • The adjutant on duty, meeting Prince Andrew, asked him to wait, and went in to the Minister of War.

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  • "Wait, I have not finished..." he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention.

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  • But they heard him at the council of war and will hear him when he talks sense, but to temporize and wait for something now when Bonaparte fears nothing so much as a general battle is impossible.

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  • He said something more, but Rostov did not wait to hear it and rode away.

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  • "Yes, wait a bit," said Denisov, glancing round at the officers, and taking his papers from under his pillow he went to the window, where he had an inkpot, and sat down to write.

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  • Wait a bit, wait....

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  • Wait a bit--I'm coming down.

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  • Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.

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  • Yancey didn't get out, but he did wait until she had her car started before he turned his car around and headed back to the house.

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  • May I wait here until then?

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  • You don't have to wait on me hand and foot, you know.

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  • The world can wait for you to sleep for a few hours.

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  • I forced him to wait while we ate a late lunch, early dinner, meal.

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  • When I had made speech my own, I could not wait to go home.

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  • I was very, very sad to part with all of my friends in Boston, but I was so eager to see my baby sister I could hardly wait for the train to take me home.

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  • "Wait!" cried Dolokhov, hammering with the bottle on the window sill to attract attention.

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  • I can hardly wait to take a bath.

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  • One general (an important personage), evidently feeling offended at having to wait so long, sat crossing and uncrossing his legs and smiling contemptuously to himself.

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  • The countess was still unwell and unable to travel but it was impossible to wait for her recovery.

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  • Still, it is better to wait before we rejoice.

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  • Wait until you see what Nina has sewn for you.

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  • Wait a minute, Dulce.

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  • Can't we wait 'till tomorrow?

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  • We had little choice but to wait and see if the weekend presented any answers.

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  • He obviously knew he owed us an explanation but I sensed he would wait us out until someone asked.

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  • But Johnson, and "The Plague" and everything else must wait a few minutes this afternoon, while I say, thank you, my dear Mrs. Hutton....

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  • "My dear," said Princess Mary, addressing her brother from beside the cot where she was standing, "better wait a bit... later..."

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  • Nicholas, not stopping to talk to the man, asked his sister and Petya to wait for him and rode to the spot where the enemy's, Ilagin's, hunting party was.

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  • This time she wasn't going to wait for him to romance her.

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  • I sat nearby but my wait was brief.

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  • Wait, it will come back!

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  • I can't wait any longer.

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  • I didn't wait long.

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  • That's possible but I can't wait to hear what your buddy Howie has to say about it.

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  • Filmmakers such as James Cameron and George Lucas used to talk about putting off film projects to wait for the computer technology to catch up to their visions.

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  • Sometimes, it is true, a sense of isolation enfolds me like a cold mist as I sit alone and wait at life's shut gate.

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  • Wait--just a word!

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  • Just wait, Sofi's text read.

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  • "Wait a little, gentlemen," said he.

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  • Directing Connie to the house would be difficult, but Lisa could wait at the end of the drive.

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  • When he appeared at the door she grew flurried, evidently undecided whether to go to meet him or to wait till he came up.

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  • "You wait a bit," he called after him.

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  • Go in there where they are meeting, and wait for me.

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  • But when he had gone into another room, to which the countess hurriedly followed him, he assumed a grave air and thoughtfully shaking his head said that though there was danger, he had hopes of the effect of this last medicine and one must wait and see, that the malady was chiefly mental, but...

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  • Wait a moment, I'll light a candle.

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  • He paused at the door to wait for her.

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  • "Wait... not now... stop," he mimicked in falsetto.

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  • At least wait until the doctor sees her.

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  • He couldn't wait to get her out of the house.

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  • She'd have to wait, and maybe by that time sanity would have returned.

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  • How long would the Indians wait before they realized they had been fooled?

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  • On Monday, Howie was on time, unusual as I assumed he'd driven his guests back to Massachusetts Sunday afternoon and would wait until early morning to return.

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  • Betsy agreed but suggested we wait until Molly finished her bath so she could speak with her mother first.

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  • Wait a minute, he said just as Jackson answered my cell.

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  • Wait a moment, I'll get my work....

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  • Wait a bit, I have something in view for you this evening.

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  • "Very well, then, be so good as to wait," said Prince Andrew to the general, in Russian, speaking with the French intonation he affected when he wished to speak contemptuously, and noticing Boris, Prince Andrew, paying no more heed to the general who ran after him imploring him to hear something more, nodded and turned to him with a cheerful smile.

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  • One had to wait and endure.

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  • Wait and we shall see!

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  • Only wait till it gets dark and I'll fetch you any of them you want--three if you like.

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  • "Wait?... Hurrah-ah-ah!" shouted Petya, and without pausing a moment galloped to the place whence came the sounds of firing and where the smoke was thickest.

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  • Wait a bit, he is not drunk yet!

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  • I can hardly wait.

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  • Well, show me where you're things are and I'll take them out to my truck while I wait.

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  • Quinn, Martha and especially Betsy looked perturbed at me for not updating them on my tete-a-tete with Howie but that could wait.

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  • But we have a couple of hours to wait.

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  • I don't deserve to be forced to wait.

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  • Wait here, and I'll get you some clothes.

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  • I put my hand on them and I wait for their body to tell me what's wrong.

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  • "We wait," the Black God replied.

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  • Dusty, wait, I'm s…sorry.

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  • "Wait one," Dusty said and whipped out his phone.

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  • Go to the bed and breakfast and wait for me.

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  • I'd hoped not to have to do this, but I can't wait for you to figure it out.

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  • And I can't wait for Jonny to figure out how to do his job.

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  • "We'll wait on that," Jake responded.

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  • Don't wait until tomorrow to go to him or you'll crawl to him on your knees.

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  • I had to wait until you found your Oracle to tell you.

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  • "Sofi, wait," Damian called.

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  • I'll wait 'til you enter the gate.

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  • We'll wait, Jule said.

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  • I'll wait for Pierre to catch up, she said, joining Traci on the couch.

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  • She ceased walking to wait for them to move down the hallway.

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  • "You won't wait a week?" she asked.

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  • "Wait here," one said.

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  • "Deidre, I –" "No, wait.

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  • Though I could always wait until tomorrow, after Darkyn deals with you.

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  • She didn't wait to see if he stayed or went but walked out of her room.

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  • After a short wait, the four were seated in a booth and began to work on chips and salsa as the adults ordered drinks.

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  • They made me wait an hour or so knowing what was coming.

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  • Why can't anyone wait anymore?

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  • Instead, she slipped into bed, and in spite of the early hour, doused the lights and asked that any talk wait until morning.

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  • He didn't have long to wait.

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  • Fine. I can hardly wait to get elected so I can get rid of those two winners you hired before you bailed out.

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  • We could wait until Wednesday.

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  • Now we have to wait until Joseph gets around to leaving and beg a ride down the mountain.

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  • But I've always been content to let someone else wait on me.

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  • While Dean planned to again call the state agencies in an attempt to run down Martha, he didn't have to wait.

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  • The auction crowd could wait a little longer for his chauffeuring gig.

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  • He couldn't wait to list his rusty tins, copper mugs, and brass candle sticks on an Internet auction site.

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  • Dean could barely wait for Cynthia to finish her conversation before he tossed out his inspiration concerning the skeleton.

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  • "Honestly," he said but she continued to wait.

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  • "Wait until I get a speeding ticket and I'll remind you," one lady kidded, reminding Dean of his yet unpaid citation.

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  • "I can hardly wait," Jennifer answered.

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  • He wiggled out of his shirt and placed it over the boy's lifeless face and sat down to wait.

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  • "Don't wait up," he said as he left, knowing she would.

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  • Groucho couldn't wait to leave and after a call-us-if-you-hear-anything speech, he handed out a business card to each of the Deans.

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  • I don't know if I can wait until you beat Fitzgerald in the election.

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  • Much as he disliked making Fred wait, he decided to put off the task until nine o'clock but another phone call forced a change of plans.

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  • Fred O'Connor was instructed to call Jake Weller and tell him where they were located, but Dean couldn't wait.

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  • He was happy to sit on the sidelines and wait for those hard lessons to start.

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  • I'll wait to touch you until after.

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  • "Gabriel, wait!" she called.

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  • "Wait," the Immortal barked.

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  • You will have to wait for my soul to come to her.

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  • She had to wait for the right moment, when she wouldn't risk losing him.

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  • "Wait for –" Cora's words were swallowed by the shock of the cold water.

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  • Maybe the secret could wait until they had built a better foundation.

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  • As much as he hated to admit it, Darkyn wasn't one to wait to claim debts owed him.

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  • It wasn't like in the old house, where she would have slept cold, got up to a colder house and had to start a fire in an old stove, then wait an hour until she could no longer see her breath.

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  • I have a light schedule today anyway... nothing that can't wait.

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  • Probably, but you'd have to wait for this one to get established and then a long time for the others to mature.

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  • They couldn't wait much longer.

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  • Carmen filled out all the necessary paperwork and then settled down for a long wait.

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  • Jonathan wanted to come see him, but she told him to wait until Alex was better.

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  • She leaned over it, unable to wait for him to complete it.

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  • I can hardly wait until you come home.

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  • If it couldn't wait, they would have called me on my cell phone.

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  • He didn't wait for a response but opened a portal and crossed into the mortal world.

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  • That was worth the wait.

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  • I need a few hundred, and I can't wait months.

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  • "We can wait," he said, the edge leaving his voice.

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  • I thought if I had enough band-aids, I'd be able to wait out the politics.

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  • She didn't wait for him but flipped off her sandals and jogged down the beach, towards the abandoned lot nearby.

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  • I'm just gonna sit here and wait for the ocean drown me.

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  • Wait, does this mean you have a tattoo, too?

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  • She'd been freaked out by the in-between place and wanted him to wait until they reached their destination before he had a chance to panic.

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  • Neither did Death sit back and wait to discover the information he needed to do his job.

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  • Kris chuckled, aware his older brother could wait him out.

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  • Completely free, she relaxed and accepted a glass of champagne from one of the wait staff and waded toward the buffet.

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  • You want me to tell Death to wait till you get back?

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  • They wait so long, they forget they can have one, or they choose not to have one, or they simply just don't.

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  • Wait, did you say eternity?

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  • Wait in the kitchen.

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  • "Rhyn, wait!" she called.

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  • If you want to wait for a few minutes, I can pull up their itinerary.

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  • Come. Have some tea while you wait.

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  • "Now, wait, half-brother," Jared said.

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  • You just wait to see what Kris has in store for you.

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  • Darkyn.s features were too shuttered to read, and Kris didn.t wait for him to second-guess anything.

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  • "Wait, Jade," Sasha said, surprised.

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  • I.ll wait while you look around your quarters.

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  • He went to a dark corner in the cafeteria to wait.

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  • "Rhyn, wait!" she said.

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  • The Immortal on the other side of his door was too excited to wait until he entered to shout the news.

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  • "Yes, though Kris said I have to wait for him to wake up and give him a chance to defend himself," Rhyn replied.

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  • Shut it, or you.ll wait in the hall!

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  • Just wait a minute.

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  • He didn.t wait for the shocked leader of the Sanctuary to respond but took Kris into one of the empty rooms and laid him out on the bed.

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  • He wanted to sweep her away for one last intimate moment before his death but doubted the assassin and demon would wait.

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  • "Oh, but wait!" she exclaimed.

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  • She might have to wait a few weeks just to visit.

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  • He had to wait for the fates to bring his nishani to him.

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  • What do you wait for?

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  • Can you wait here for a minute, so I can ask Romas where your room is?

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  • She turned to wait for him to join her and smiled.

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  • "Wait!" she shouted at him as his blurry form moved away.

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  • If it please you, I'd rather wait to discuss this later.

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  • Then you'll have to wait anyway.

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  • "I can't wait to tell Ne'Rin!" she exclaimed.

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  • "A'Ran, wait!" she commanded.

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  • "It can wait," he offered.

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  • She needed him too much to wait and closed the distance between them, wrapping her arms around him.

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  • I can hardly wait to go to sleep!

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  • "I can hardly wait to start our research on Aunt Annie!" she exclaimed as she sat at the table.

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  • I can scarcely wait until Thursday next when we will again be in one another's company!

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  • "You could wait until they return to Boston and then mail it to them," Dean suggested.

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  • With Bird Song being full, much as I'd like to get to know Miss Annie a little better, she'll have to wait in line.

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  • If you have a problem, just wait a little while and ask Annie yourself.

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  • Wait until Fred gets a load of this!

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  • I can hardly wait to see the look on Claire Quincy's face when I tell her saintly Aunty Annie was turning tricks!

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  • Take off the rose colored glasses—'my sins will continue'—or better yet, wait until you decipher a few more pages and she gives it to you in black and white, chapter and verse and supplies the sinful details.

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  • She can't wait any longer, with Shipton poking around town.

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  • I tremble as I wait, more so than even when first I gave myself to a man.

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  • He can't wait to take up the sport.

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  • I can't wait until he leaves.

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  • Any thoughts of Shipton could wait until later.

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  • But that can wait.

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  • "You didn't have to wait up," Dean said, as he slumped into a corner chair.

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  • She darned near did a jig and couldn't wait to write about it—didn't even take time to dream it.

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  • From what I hear, one ex-guest doesn't have any more welfare and the welfare of the rest of the group can wait until morning.

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  • Let's wait in his room.

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  • Now you can wait until morning for the address.

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  • "Whoa, wait a minute," Dean said, cutting off his caller.

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  • Why would she bother to wait?

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  • He could wait until help arrived or just wait until Shipton climbed back up—before something untoward occurred.

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  • When they arrived at the catacombs, Frederick took the lantern from his manservant and instructed him to wait.

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  • Jackson felt she should wait a bit longer, but she was determined.

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  • I'll have Sarah wait until then to come back down.

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  • There is nothing I would rather do than stay here enjoying you until the sun comes up, but I have something very important to do and it can't wait.

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  • Jackson knew the odds were that guy hadn't slept a wink all night, but he wanted her to wait as long as possible.

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  • Then I'll wait until he wakes up.

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  • Tonight, I'm going to curl up with a book and wait for Connor to call.

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  • Should I go find a little afternoon delight or kill some time here and wait for tonight?

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  • Um, maybe I should wait downstairs.

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  • He had requested a table in a corner of the room, away from wait staff traffic to and from the kitchen.

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  • I can't wait to hear about his date.

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  • After a minute she said, "I cannot wait to meet this woman."

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  • Great, how about a match while we wait?

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  • Ok, now we wait.

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  • She couldn't wait to tell Jackson her news.

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  • You couldn't even wait until morning?

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  • Are you sure you don't want to wait a bit longer?

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  • Well, I thought maybe I would wait until the next full moon, then find Elisabeth and let her rip out what's left of my guts.

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  • I go to the closest, largest nature preserve that doesn't allow people in after dusk, and wait it out.

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  • If you're not too hungry we could wait and eat together.

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  • I can't wait to meet the guy who melted the Ice Queen.

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  • You're just going to have to wait and see what develops.

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  • Why don't we wait here?

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  • Like Sam said, we will have to wait and see what transpires.

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  • You are to go out back and wait for me and my friend; you will not be frightened.

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  • Now, here's a present I can't wait to unwrap.

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  • You sure you don't want me to wait?

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  • He carried the sleeping wolf upstairs, placed her on the bed, and then pulled a chair up to wait.

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  • Can we wait a bit?

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  • Wait, I think we need a plan.

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  • Wait. How did she morph into a wolf, it's not even close to a full moon?

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  • I can't wait to try out my new Spidey Senses.

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  • Thanks to him, there was nothing in the barn that couldn't wait.

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  • Let's not wait any longer.

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  • Was there a chance for them - if she was willing to wait?

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  • I'm willing to wait.

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  • Let's not wait, Carmen.

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  • There's no reason to wait any longer.

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  • I can't wait to make you mine - completely.

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  • "You two, drag the commander out and wait here," General Greene snapped.

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  • "Wait one, Brady," Larry responded then bellowed at the crowd of aides-de-camp Brady knew regularly surrounded him.

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  • "Please wait," came the woman's response.

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  • Wait, Elise, can't you tell me what's going on out there?

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  • "Wait," the general said at his movement.

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  • Wait 'til we're in the command hub.

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  • Not only was there a traitor at the Peak, but there were an untold number of insurgents lying in wait.

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  • Wait, maybe I can.

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  • Jack loped ahead of her then paused to wait at the center of the field.

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  • You could always wait a few weeks or so to see if they disable the security.

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  • But wait until—" "I'll be there in a few."

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  • "Wait, you're not insisting we marry to unite the two families or something elitist, are you?" she asked.

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  • "Wait 'til you see this place," Dan said, leading him out of the room.

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  • Fortunately, Death's assassin didn't wait long to shake her.   Katie awoke from the dreamland and sat up groggily.

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  • "And now, Immortal, we wait," Darkyn said to the mad scientist.

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  • "Let's go.  Wait," Kiki said as Rhyn opened a portal.

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  • Nevermind.  Wait here.  Ully was working on something awhile ago.  I was supposed to field test it for him.

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  • The real Gabriel had been the one to tell her that the child she carried was a girl.   "I guess we have to wait and see," she forced herself to say and added silently, I hope you're safe, Gabriel, wherever you are.

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  • "We have two options that I can see.  Do nothing, and wait to see what happens, or go after him," Kiki replied.

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  • "Give it time.  One man – even Andre – couldn't solve the world's problems.  You just have to wait it out.  And hope we all come to our senses before the end of the world," Kiki said with a small smile.

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  • Wait, so I just ditched my guide to follow you and you don't know where you're going?

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  • "You better not –" "Wait!"

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  • Death wanted him to wait until the bond returned.  Darkyn wanted him to act before then.  Rhyn didn't understand the battle the two were locked in, but one thing was clear: Katie would need him before the seven days was up.

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  • "You go.  I'll wait here for her.  She always comes home," Gabe said.

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  • "Wait, Rhyn.  I'm coming with you," he said and trotted after the half-demon.

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  • Go inside and wait for me.

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  • Toby took the lead, and the demons, Death and Gabe disappeared as Katie rounded the corner of the palace.  The angel released her and raced into the palace and up a set of stairs.  They ascended several floors, until Katie was sucking wind bad enough to stop.  Toby didn't wait for her, and she stumbled forward.  The interior of the palace was unlit, and the darkness of evening crept into the hallways.

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  • She said to wait.

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  • "Wait, it's not done," Rhyn said and approached Kris.

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  • Rhyn paced under the watchful gaze of the convent member, itching to leave Kiki to find Katie.  Instead, he forced himself to wait.  He'd lost one brother this night.  He wanted to make sure Kiki was okay before leaving him.

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  • All Darkyn had to do was wait and watch for his opportunity.  While he did so, he had a new plan: To pursue a certain deity who'd left her position to her lover.  In all his dealings with Immortals and mortals, Darkyn long ago learned the weakness Immortals and mortals had for a beautiful woman.  Gabriel would be no different.

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  • "Wait a minute," O'Connor said, without looking up.

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  • Yeah. Do their heirs have to wait seven years or something like that?

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  • If there's a serious doubt, the heirs may have to wait a good long time, even seven years.

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  • "Just wait until a week from next Tuesday," said Fred with a smugness that caught Dean's attention.

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  • "I've been working since 4:00," he called over his shoulder, "I really wish she'd wait until Monday.

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  • Why wait to find out about Jeffrey Byrne's little escapade?

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  • Fred has a date with Mrs. Abernathy and won't be home for supper but wants you to wait up for him.

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  • If the court thinks there's any possibility Jeff's alive, I'd have to wait years and years.

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  • He remembered Fred O'Connor left word for Dean to wait up for him but it was already 11:00 and he figured he could wake Fred in the morning.

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  • She started to hang up before Dean fairly yelled for her to wait.

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  • We still have to wait a little while and there are lots of details to iron out, but Ms. Rosewater says it looks positive.

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  • I'm sure Mr. Dean doesn't want to wait up for an out-of-shape old lady lagging behind him.

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  • Don't wait up for the Easter Bunny for that one.

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  • They stepped outside for a breath of fresh air to wait.

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  • She did-n't wait for him to guess.

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  • It said, 'Don't wait up.

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  • I'm sure it will be mobbed for the holiday weekend but if we have to wait, I'll be in the bar.

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  • He could hardly wait for tomor­row's challenge.

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  • The wait lasted less than an hour before Dean heard the metallic sound of a key in the lock.

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  • Take her to your room and wait there.

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  • While he wasn't sure what would happen, nor when, he felt certain his wait wouldn't be long.

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  • "We'll just wait until she shows up," Burgess said.

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  • We weren't sure he wasn't followed or something—we whispered like a couple of kids and couldn't wait to sneak out of there.

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  • I can't wait all night.

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  • No one seemed to think there was any reason for them to wait.

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  • Our first little foal – I can hardly wait.

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  • What difference does it make if we wait a few weeks?

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  • Do you think I wouldn't wait if...

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  • Why couldn't this storm wait a few more weeks?

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  • I want to wait until after we're married to... but maybe there's no point in waiting – not if it's going to bother you this much.

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  • Well, Heidi, I guess I've been listening to you too long, because now I want to wait.

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  • It was hard to believe he wanted to wait – not after all he had said.

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  • She hadn't even been inside her own house, but that could wait.

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  • Besides, he told me that he wants to wait too.

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  • You'd be sorry the morning after – and so would I. Maybe we wouldn't be sorry for the night we spent together, or what we did, but we'd be sorry we didn't have the strength of character to wait.

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  • She had been the one who insisted that they wait until after marriage, but it was Alex who came up with sound reasoning for it.

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  • When he continued to wait for an answer, she sighed.

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  • Maybe it was best to wait for a while after they were married to show him the place.

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  • "I can hardly wait for a couple weeks of good meals," he said as they sat down to sandwiches.

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  • Mostly. Some of it will have to wait.

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  • Unable to wait, she started the test and then put up the groceries.

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  • I don't want to wait until I'm a half-century old to start raising children... not when there are so many children who need parents now.

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  • It can wait a little longer.

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  • Sometimes I think you can hardly wait for me to get out of your hair.

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  • There was little she could do other than put the food up so it wouldn't spoil and wait for him to come home.

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  • What could be so important that it can't wait for warmer weather?

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  • I suppose it will wait.

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  • He didn't want to wait until he was in his fifties to start having children.

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  • She could hardly wait to hitch it up and take a ride.

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  • She would have to wait for Alex before she could explore that area.

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  • Wait until we get home and I'll show you.

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  • It was time to plan the nursery and shop for clothes, but that could wait.

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  • It could all wait, but the waiting was lonely.

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  • Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?

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  • And it will be worth the wait.

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  • You just wait and see.

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  • It would be a long and uncertain wait before he was released to their custody.

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  • None of them had been able to convince her to wait until the estate was settled.

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  • She wanted to sprint until her body gave out then wait for her death to come.

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  • I'm not about to wait around for Others to fry me.

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  • She made her new spot as comfortable as possible and lay down to wait and watch.

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  • No, wait, I'm not.

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  • "Wait," he said and took her wrist.

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  • You can have the first— Jenn didn't wait for him to finish but launched a kick straight for his head.

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  • She'd sworn an oath to Darian, and the last thing she wanted was to return to the immortal world and wait for the Others to grab her.

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  • The wind howled as she settled against the far wall to wait out the storm.

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  • Darian didn't wait for her to respond this time.

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  • I promise not to make you wait too long.

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  • Bianca, Sofi—" "Wait, what's wrong?" he asked.

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  • Go back and wait with her.

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  • She didn't wait for him to step back but kicked his knee as hard as she could.

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  • Even carrying a White God, Jenn couldn't explain Sofi's pregnancy accelerating so fast, unless …"Wait, exactly how long have you been here?"

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  • Jonny … I don't think he'll wait for the truce to be up.

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  • My uncle tells me this is why I must wait until my dear son is six or seven summers.

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  • Their messenger won't wait long.

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  • Can it not wait?

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  • "Wait, Vara!" he objected.

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  • "A moment, please!" she called, then whispered to Hilden, "Wait here."

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  • "Wait here and leave when we're gone," she said, starting toward the door.

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  • He waved a hand for everyone to leave and forced himself to wait until they were gone.

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  • Yes. You would wait to seal him in the city?

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  • "Whatever it is you wait for, you cannot wait much longer!" he hissed.

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  • Until then he could only wait and see how things played out.

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  • Can't we wait until the morning to see if he's better?

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  • We can wait, but he isn't going to get better.

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  • He was scheduled to work tomorrow, though and she didn't want to wait another day.

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  • It was best to wait until Felipa returned, but they didn't think so.

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  • What was so urgent that it couldn't wait?

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  • "I can hardly wait until they ban those filthy things," she snapped.

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  • The car wouldn't have been her choice, but it was the only rental available - unless she wanted to wait around for half a day until another was returned.

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  • Now we wait it out.

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  • When I ask him if I can take you a message, he says no, to just wait until you come into town and have you call him.

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  • He could wait another week to talk to her.

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  • He was the only man for her, and she didn't want to wait any longer.

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  • He wanted a baby too, but Megan wanted to wait.

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  • Xander didn't wait for them to leave before he Traveled.

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  • You can wait ten minutes.

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  • Wait, you did this to Ashley?

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  • Wait. How do I know you won't hurt Ash and Brandon this week, when I'm trying to get this thing?

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  • I'll wait to fire you until I figure out why you're working for me in the first place.

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  • He was hungry, but dinner was going to wait a few hours.

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  • Wait, not my to-do list!

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  • Can this little meeting wait?

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  • I can't wait to take that edge off.

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  • You couldn't wait until this evening at the after party.

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  • He didn't wait for her, and she paused a few times along the way to the food court to argue with Ashley via texts about talking to Xander.

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  • I've learned how to wait until I'm home in bed to have a meltdown, Jessi replied.

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  • She wasn't certain her meltdown would wait, but this place seemed real enough.

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  • "I'm supposed to make Xander miserable, drop off my cousins to a compound filled with complete strangers who have magical powers, and wait for things to blow up this weekend," Jessi summarized.

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  • You won't just take pity on me and wait to see if we survive the weekend?

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  • He cursed the talent that initially drew him to her, forced to wait for the fog to clear.

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  • He didn't wait for them but wrenched away.

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  • Otherwise Berthollet's position would have been a much stronger one, and the atomic theory might have had to wait a long while for acceptance.

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  • An invitation to the Swedish court was urged upon Descartes, and after much hesitation accepted; a vessel of the royal navy was ordered to wait upon him, and in September 1649 he left Egmond for the north.

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  • After that, most of Europe will be corresponding more or less to international borders, so I'll wait for further comment from Engels before going further.

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  • Abisares preferred to play a double game and wait upon events.

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  • In spite of almost insuperable difficulties the colony took root, trade began, the fleet lay in wait for the Spanish treasure ships, the settlements of the Spaniards were raided, and their repeated attempts to retake the island were successfully resisted.

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  • The Italian general would have preferred to wait until his intervention was requested Opcra dons in by both pretenders to the Abyssinian throne.

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  • The righteous could only flee or hide, and so wait dreaming of the mercy of God past and to come.

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  • So long as the Law was not deliberately outraged and so long as the worship was established, most of the religious leaders of the Jews were content to wait.

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  • The people and the Jews remained in a state of civil war, until each side sent an embassy (40) to wait upon the emperor.

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  • But while we have yet to wait for that expansion of principal triangulation which will bring Asia into connexion with Europe by the direct process of earth measurement, a topobetween graphical connexion has been effected between Russian Russ/an and Indian surveys which sufficiently proves that the and deductive methods employed by both countries for the Indian determination of the co-ordinate values of fixed points so surveys.

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  • For the first associated circular of any importance, the market had to wait until 1832.

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  • The first of these, under Walter the Penniless, passed through Hungary in May, and reached Constantinople, where it halted to wait for the Hermit, in the middle of July.

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  • Alexius's resources were insufficient, and he had to beg the crusaders to wait at Constantinople for a year in order that he might have time.

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  • In 1221 Hermann of Salza, the master of the Teutonic order, along with the duke of Bavaria, appeared in the camp before Damietta; and as it seemed useless to wait any longer for Frederick II., 4 the cardinal, in spite of the opposition of King John, gave the signal for the march on Cairo.

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  • The Canvassing Board, which published the election returns, cast out some votes, did not wait for the returns from Dade county, and declared the Republican ticket elected.

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  • He decided upon Paris for the present, and before leaving Salamanca he agreed with his companions that they should wait where they were until he returned; for he only meant to see whether he could find any means by which they all might give themselves to study.

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  • As a recompense, he was nominated archbishop of Toulouse (May 28, 1652), but had to wait for the bulls of investiture till the 23rd of March 1654.

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  • Hicks, aware of the worthlessness of his force for the purpose contemplated, stated his opinion that it would be best to "wait for Kordofan to settle itself" (telegram of the 5th of August).

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  • Knowing the emperor's methods, he wisely restrained the ardour of his subordinates and asked for instructions whether to attack or wait.

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  • Wellesley meant to turn the defile of Torres Vedras by Mafra at once if possible; but on this night Sir Harry Burrard, his senior, arrived off Vimiera, and though he did not land, gave instructions to wait for Sir John Moore.

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  • Up to about the middle of the 19th century it was supposed that transits of Venus across the disk of the sun afforded the most trustworthy method of making the determination in question; and when Encke in 1824 published his classic discussion of the transits of 1761 and 1769, it was supposed that we must wait until the transits of 1874 and 1882 had been observed and discussed before any further light would be thrown on the subject.

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  • Admiral da Gama, unable to leave the Bay of Rio de Janeiro on account of lack of transport for the sick and wounded and the civilians claiming his protection, could do no more than wait for Admiral Mello to return from Desterro.

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  • He did not wait long, after his admission into that assembly, in bringing their predictions to the test.

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  • His astounding energy and resource curbed all his enemies during his lifetime, but they were content to wait patiently for his death, well aware that the collapse of his empire would immediately follow.

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  • Even in the older Davidic psalm-book there is a whole series of hymns in which the writer identifies himself with the poor and needy, the righteous people of God suffering in silence at the hands of the wicked, without other hope than patiently to wait for the interposition of Jehovah (Ps.

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  • They are devoted sun-worshippers and in the early morning, before it is daylight, they emerge from their burrows and wait in rows till their divinity appears; when they bask joyfully in his beams."

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  • The horse-drawn cabs which ply for hire in the streets, or wait at authorized " cab-stands," are of two kinds, the " hansom," a two-wheeled vehicle so named after its inventor (1834) and the " four-wheeler."

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  • (1272) the country had to wait for their new king, who was then in the Holy Land.

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  • Londoners were well informed as to what was going on abroad, and although the rulers were always willing to wait for an opportunity of enlarging their liberties, they remained ready to take advantage of such circumstances as might occur.

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  • The reforming efforts of the grand vizier Bairakdar, to whom he had owed his life and his accession, broke on the opposition of the janissaries; and Mahmud had to wait for more favourable times.

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  • Again, in direct-fired furnaces there are commonly seven or eight rows of retorts, one above another, so that to serve the upper rows the workman must stand upon a table, where he is exposed to the full heat of the furnace and requires a helper to wait upon him.

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