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waiting / espera
 
waiting   [ˈweɪtɪŋ]
A. -noun   espera (f)
·the waiting seemed endless
·la espera parecía interminable
·he decided that the waiting had gone on long enough
·decidió que ya se había esperado bastante
·no waiting
·prohibido aparcar,   prohibido estacionarse especially Latin America
·a prime minister/government [in] waiting
·un primer ministro/gobierno en potencia
2. formal usage
(=service)   servicio (m)
·to be in waiting on somebody
·estar de servicio con somebody, someone
B. -compound
·waiting game   -noun
·to play a waiting [game]
·esperar la ocasiónoun apropiada
·waiting list   -noun   lista (f) de espera
·waiting room   -noun   sala (f) de espera
 
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