English version

wave somebody off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwave somebody off phrasal verbGOODBYEto wave goodbye to someone as they leave Are you coming to the station to wave me off? wave→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wave offAll relatives, all there to wave us off.The one with the shoulder boards made another gesture, this time waving us off curtly.I climbed into the truck, gave her a wave and drove off down the winding township road.The first attack wave took off from the carriers at thirty minutes before dawn, about 200 miles south of Ceylon.He found places where the waves bounced off the boundary and then returned to the surface near a large bank of seismographs.The referee then went off the field to consult an officer at the touchline who waved us off the pitch.I waved them off, then went slowly back inside.Finally she stood at the door and waved us off through the garden entrance.
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Verb table
wave
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywave
he, she, itwaves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywaved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave waved
he, she, ithas waved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad waved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wave
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have waved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam waving
he, she, itis waving
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you, we, theyare waving
Past
I, he, she, itwas waving
you, we, theywere waving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been waving
he, she, ithas been waving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been waving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be waving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been waving
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