what are you waiting for?
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What is (one) waiting for?
One should do the thing being discussed right away. A: "We really need to tweak the system so that users are encouraged to spend more time and money within the game." B: "Well, what are we waiting for? Let's make it happen." She admits that she needs to get out of that job, so what is she waiting for? A: "I want to tell Janet how I feel about her before she leaves." B: "Well, what are you waiting for? Go find her and tell her, you nincompoop!"
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what are you ˈwaiting for?(spoken) used to tell somebody to do something now rather than later: If the car needs cleaning, what are you waiting for?
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