Tradução de Francês de wait
1. (= waiting period) attente f
There was a long wait. Il y avait une longue attente.
We had a 30-minute wait for the bus. Nous avons attendu le bus pendant 30 minutes.
to lie in wait for sb guetter qn
to wait until attendre que (+ subj)
Wait until everyone has finished. Attendez que tout le monde ait fini.
You’ll have to wait until tomorrow. Vous allez devoir attendre demain.
to wait for sb attendre qn
I’ll wait for you. Je t’attendrai.
Wait for me! Attends-moi !
to wait for sth attendre qch
to keep sb waiting faire attendre qn
They kept us waiting for hours. Ils nous ont fait attendre pendant des heures.
Sorry to keep you waiting. Désolé de vous avoir fait attendre.
to wait to do sth attendre de faire qch
I waited to see how she responded. J’attendais de voir comment elle réagissait.
“repairs while you wait” « réparations minute »
2. (= be ready, be there)
to be waiting for sb attendre qn
There was a letter waiting for me. Une lettre m’attendait.
can’t wait (expressing eagerness)
I can’t wait! J’ai hâte de voir ça !
I can’t wait to see him again. J’ai hâte de le revoir.
We can’t wait to get started. Nous avons hâte de commencer.
I can’t wait for the holidays. J’ai hâte d’être en vacances.
I can hardly wait to tell her! J’ai trop hâte de lui dire !
4. (asking sb to stop, to explain sth)
wait! attendez !
Wait, you can’t go in there! Attendez un peu, vous ne pouvez pas entrer là !
Wait a minute! Attendez une minute !
wait for it! attendez !
it can wait cela peut attendre
wait and see (= be patient) attendons de voir
what are you waiting for? (= hurry up) qu’est-ce que vous attendez ?
Verbos frasaiswait around, wait behind, wait on, wait up
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Exemplos de frases que incluem wait
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The hall is a place to wait.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
The whole place was waiting for something to happen.Kevin Keegan - Black and White (1993)
Linked periods The three waiting days do not always apply.Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)
Some may think we still need to wait to take full advantage of this model.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They did the right thing rather than us having to lie in wait for them.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The men waited in the car or did not come at all.The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
Exactly what kind of person lay in wait?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
How are you supposed to fill up the time waiting in one of these grim places?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Instead of waiting, you take action in all areas of your life.The Sun (2016)
She would sit and wait in the car doing her work.The Sun (2016)
The hotel is still waiting for its booze licence.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The police sealed off the area and played a waiting game.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There are various reasons to play the waiting game at present.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They would wait until the play had passed or until they were waved across by the golfers.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This is the one you have waited for.The Sun (2011)
This situation risks overload and longer waiting times for all patients.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This time it was a four-hour wait.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We step out of our car and wait at the booth as our passports are slowly checked.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They wait for one moment and they got that moment.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We are just waiting for the results to accompany this.The Sun (2012)
We have just waited for the result to happen and this is not a good way.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
You could see he was a person waiting for something big.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
And wait till you see those moody sunsets.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is something about the expectation, the waiting.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Wait a few minutes before eating as the marshmallows will be hot.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
An initial post mortem was inconclusive and officials are now waiting on toxicology results.The Sun (2017)
The only people around were friends of his waiting outside to take them home.The Sun (2014)
There was no four-hour wait.The Sun (2017)
Wait until you see them there in one piece and then bet.The Sun (2009)
Waiting times for all kinds of health needs are going up.The Sun (2016)
We will just have to wait and see.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
She just lied and lay in wait.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is not the first time that a suspect has had to suffer a prolonged period of waiting.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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