wait in line

wait in line american phrase
to queue
Thesaurus: to wait in a queuesynonym
Main entry: wait

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • wait in line — not act until your turn has arrived …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wait in line — American to queue …   English dictionary

  • line — [laɪn] noun [countable] 1. also product line MARKETING a type of product that a company makes or sells, often with several different sizes, models etc; = RANGE: • It continues to get about two thirds of it …   Financial and business terms

  • Line sitting — is a term applied to somebody who sits in line, on the pavement, for personal gain. It often involves waiting for the release of a movie, games console, or monetary gain through being paid to hold a space for someone else.It has been widely… …   Wikipedia

  • wait — wait1 [ weıt ] verb intransitive *** 1. ) to stay in one place because you expect or hope that something will happen: Sheryl said she d be waiting in the lobby. wait for: He was attacked while he was waiting for a bus. The airport was full of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wait — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ endless, lengthy, long ▪ We had a long wait to see the doctor. ▪ short ▪ agonizing, anxious …   Collocations dictionary

  • line — n. long, thin mark 1) to draw a line 2) a broken; contour; crooked; curved; dotted; fine, thin; heavy, thick; horizontal; parallel; perpendicular; solid, unbroken; straight; vertical; wavy line queue (AE) 3) to form a line 4) to buck ( push into… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • wait — I UK [weɪt] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms wait : present tense I/you/we/they wait he/she/it waits present participle waiting past tense waited past participle waited *** 1) a) to stay in one place because you expect or hope that something… …   English dictionary

  • wait — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French waiter, guaiter to watch over, await, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wahta watch, Old English wæccan to watch more at wake Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to stay in place in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • line — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 long thin mark on the surface of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ short ▪ thick ▪ fine, thin ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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