English version

wait on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwait on somebody/something phrasal verb1 DFto serve food and drink to someone at their table, especially in a restaurant2 WAITto wait for a particular event, piece of information etc, especially before doing something or making a decision We’re waiting on the blood test results.3 wait on somebody hand and footWORK HARD to do everything for someone while they do nothing – used to show disapproval His wife waits on him hand and foot. wait→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wait on somebody hand and footOliver expects us to wait on him hand and foot.
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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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