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From home we wait for a school bus or in the line of UV or Jeepney, wait for the car to move after getting stuck in a traffic jam or wait for the school bell for recess time or for going home.
I will wait for you as the colloquy waits on polyphony; wait for you as the bunting waits on the berry.
The mean wait for the new patients (referral to operation) was 155.
Zechariah and Elizabeth, Mary, Joseph and John were living with a promise that nurtured them and enabled them to wait for what or who would come.
So I wait until it is my turn to get on and then when I reachmy destination I ring the bell and wait until the bus stops, but then I have to wait again because the passengers getting on the bus couldn't wait for me to get off it.
1 : to stay in a place looking forward to something that is expected to happen <Denmark's fishermen didn't wait for sunny days to take their boats out .
The biggest problem facing the NHS in meeting waiting time targets is the unacceptably long time some patients have to wait for diagnostic and therapy services, such as speech therapy.
Reductions in diagnostic waiting times are part of a wider programme to achieve an overall 18-week wait for all planned care treatments by December 2008.
Students wait for report cards, high school seniors for acceptance (or rejection) letters.
The report follows the latest long wait for a hospital bed revealed yesterday by the Echo.
THE PROBLEM with trying to craft compelling drama out of a week-long, historically arresting nonviolent protest is that, when the chips are down and the red and black wheel is a-twirl, you're still asking an audience to watch as people wait for an outcome we already know.
According to annual surveys of Canadian physicians, the median wait for treatment after a referral from a general practitioner jumped by 90 percent between 1993 and 2003--from 9.