wait (on) tables

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wait (on) tables

To serve food and drinks to patrons in a restaurant or similar establishment, as of a waiter or waitress. Until I got my first big TV role, I waited tables at a diner in LA.
See also: table, wait

wait (on) tables

Fig. to serve food and tend diners, as at a restaurant. I waited on tables for years to pay my college tuition.
See also: table, wait

wait (on) ˈtables

(American English) work serving food to people in a restaurant: I wait on tables at a restaurant near my apartment.She worked her way through college waiting tables.
See also: table, wait