If you're buying an engraved ornament in a brick and mortar shop, you may have to wait up to an hour for it to be ready.
Fred has a date with Mrs. Abernathy and won't be home for supper but wants you to wait up for him.
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.
I'm sure Mr. Dean doesn't want to wait up for an out-of-shape old lady lagging behind him.
Don't wait up for the Easter Bunny for that one.
Many soldiers facing courts martial have to wait up to a year to be tried.
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You may get better results with your spelt baking mix using the sponge method, which allows you to wait up to 24 hours to make your bread.
For those gifts received on your wedding day, your guests will forgive you if you wait up to two weeks after returning from your honeymoon to get their thank you cards into their hands.
On busy days, riders can wait up to an hour to get on this roller coaster, but because there are two tracks running at the same time, the wait most of the time is much shorter.
You may be tempted to pay for it because the alternative is taking time out of your day to drive to the vital records department, possibly stand in line, fill out a form and then wait up to an hour for someone to locate the record.
Expect to wait up to 10 business days for word on whether or not your application has been accepted.
It said, 'Don't wait up.
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