How to say wait in French weɪt

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attendre

wait(verb)

(with for ) to remain or stay (in the same place or without doing anything)

Wait (for) two minutes (here) while I go inside; I'm waiting for John (to arrive).

(s')attendre (à)

wait(verb)

(with for ) to expect

I was just waiting for that pile of dishes to fall!

attente

wait(noun)

an act of waiting; a delay

There was a long wait before they could get on the train.

servir

wait(verb)

(with on ) to serve dishes, drinks etc (at table)

This servant will wait on your guests; He waits at table.


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