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wait around

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwait around (also wait about British English) phrasal verbWAITto stay in the same place and do nothing while you are waiting for something to happen, someone to arrive etc Movie-making involves acting for ten minutes and then waiting around for two hours. We’d better be going. We can’t wait about like this any longer. wait→ See Verb table
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Verb table
wait
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywait
he, she, itwaits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywaited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave waited
he, she, ithas waited
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad waited
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wait
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have waited
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam waiting
he, she, itis waiting
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you, we, theyare waiting
Past
I, he, she, itwas waiting
you, we, theywere waiting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been waiting
he, she, ithas been waiting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been waiting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be waiting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been waiting
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