wait on

  1. work for or be a servant to
    The minister served the King for many years
    She attends the old lady in the wheelchair
    Is a salesperson assisting you?
    May I serve you?
    Can you wait on our table, please?
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How To Use wait on In A Sentence

  • Now wait on a minute, I'm not suggesting anything even a wee bit subversive.
  • One could lie in wait on some high crag, and at hitherto unheard-of ranges hit a horseman far below.
  • On the 13th an entertainment was pro - vided on board the Batchelor for the Spanifh gentle - 1 men, to which 1 was carried, being not able to move myfeif, but was hoifled in a chair out of the fhip into the Batchelor -, where we agreed, that a de - putation fhould be lent from each fhip, to wait on the governor with a handfome prefent, in acknow - ledgement for his great civility, and the readinefs he expreffcd to fupply us. A new collection of voyages, discoveries and travels : containing whatever is worthy of notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America
  • They expect me to wait on them like a servant.
  • With the advent of cable, all the good writing, you don't have to wait on a studio to be greenlit. Times, Sunday Times
  • He might be a pipsqueak, but still, having a nine year old put his full wait on me isn't fun.
  • I was finally deposited in a small and remote village and told to wait on a pavilion under a palm-thatched roof.
  • I'm willing to wait one more week, and that's my final word on the subject.
  • A twelve-bar blues: Once there was a garden, couldst thou not wait one hour? PASSION IN THE PEAK
  • They wait on pin and needle for the football score.
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