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marinate

To wait with dread, anxiety, or nervousness for something to happen or come to pass. A: "I caught Tommy smoking cigarettes. He's up in his room waiting for you to come talk to him." B: "I'll go up to him in an hour or so—let him marinate for a while." They kept me marinating in the waiting room for nearly half an hour before they called me in for my interview.

marinate

n. to wait calmly for something to happen. I’ll just sit here and marinate until you figure out what you want us to do.
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3 Lemon pork & potato Marinate pieces of pork fillet and halved, parboiled baby potatoes in olive oil, rosemary, lemon juice and zest.
Pour over steaks and leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes, or overnight if possible.
When consumers or foodservice operators are ready to marinate, they squeeze the marinade pocket, breaking the seal between the two pockets.
ground pepper 1/2 cup orange juice Combine the ingredients and marinate the fish for up to 30 minutes.
chicken MARINATE 1 day, covered and chilled 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup lime juice, plus the zest of 2 limes 2 tbsp.
The secret of any good barbecue is the marinade and allowing time for the meat to marinate.
For safety, marinate meat in the refrigerator, unless you plan to cook the meat within 30 minutes.
Add oil, thyme and rosemary, and let marinate overnight.
Marinate in glass or stainless steel containers so the flavors of the marinade aren't altered.
Marinate your meat in a zip-lock bag for three hours or overnight.
You can also marinate the roast in a resealable plastic bag.
Let marinate for 4 to 6 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
Cover; marinate at room temperature for 1 hour or overnight in the fridge.