Wait in a Sentence 

Definition of Wait  

a delay or pause in an event or happening

Examples of Wait in a sentence

The wait almost killed us because everyone wanted to know if Matilda was pregnant or not, but we wouldn’t know for ten minutes.  
After hours of twiddling my thumbs, the bailiff entered the room and said, “the wait is over and verdict is in.”  
The family’s wait for the autopsy to be over lasted for three days before they could have the funeral of their deceased relative.  
Because they couldn’t wait for the film to begin, the excited moviegoers sat restlessly through the previews.  
Although the wait for the next taxi cab was only ten minutes, the frigid weather made the delay seem like an eternity.  

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