just (you) wait (and see)!

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just (you) wait (and see)!

You will see that what I have told you or predicted will turn out to be true eventually. I know you're going to get that job, just you wait! Just wait and see, I bet Susan has completely forgiven you by now. You're going to regret the day you ever crossed me, just you wait and see!
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(just) you ˈwait

used to emphasize a threat, warning or promise: Just you wait till your father gets home!I’ll be famous one day, just you wait!
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You cannot do anything about it, so you have to sit there and just wait. It is not difficult to understand the irritation people feel when somebody says, 'Just wait.' Words like that seem to push us into passivity.
If a piece of the Host gets stuck in your teeth, can you poke it with a finger, or do you just wait for it to melt?
Like yours truly waiting for her vacation to end, still another candidate just waited for the election results to get things over with.
When a 2-week urgent referral policy for breast cancer was implemented in the United Kingdom, a follow-up study showed that while the time from referral to appointment was reduced, the time from referral to surgery did not change; the patient just waited elsewhere in the queue.[sup.15] Another study examining urological oncology referrals and the 2-week rule identified barriers to meeting the UK's Department of Health guidelines, including funding as well as accurate referral letters.[sup.16]