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wait for

v.
To await someone or something; remain in expectation for someone or something: I waited for my date in the lobby.
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We need to accept that waiting plays a part of our daily lives, so we need to wait for God's perfect time, for the right place with the right person to avoid getting hurt over and over again.
As I wait for the green grandeur of luna moth, wings once apprehended then gone out of sight, I will wait for you.
As Nouwen has further explained, the whole meaning of the Christian community lies in offering a space in which we wait for that which we have already seen.
We wait for my husband's notes to materialise and then wait until the doctor arrives.
However, more needs to be done to eradicate regional varia- tions in waiting times and the time some patients still have to wait for diagnosis and therapy.
Nationally, the average wait for a non-emergency patient is seven and a half weeks for an MRI scan and two and a half weeks for a CT scan.
Janet Davies, chairwoman of the audit committee, said: 'Many people in Wales have to wait for NHS treatment.
But the Government still failed again to meet old targets on cutting the length of time some people were being made to wait for treatment.
Chisholm said: "Nothing matters more to patients than the length of time that they have to wait for treatment.
Based on their responses, we determined the average wait for each specialist and for each procedure.
7% of respondents are willing to wait for 3-5 minutes; and 10% of respondents will wait for 6-10 minutes.
He added, 'There has been a significant reduction in the amount of time people have to wait for treatment.
I want to begin by reminding Echo readers the vast majority of patients in Wales wait for far less time than our maximum targets.
The report says the average 60-minute wait for walk-in customers is expected to hit 80 minutes in fiscal 2004-05 - up from 35 minutes three years ago.