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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Wait’


Wait — US. [weɪt], UK. [weɪt]

Main meanings:

  1. To stay in one place or remain inactive in expectation of something.
  2. To delay or postpone an action or event until a later time.
  3. To serve as an attendant or server, often in a restaurant or similar establishment.


10 simple sentences:

  • Wait for me, I’ll be quick.
  • Can you wait a minute, please?
  • I’m sorry, I can’t wait anymore.
  • Wait here while I check.
  • We have to wait patiently sometimes.
  • They won’t wait forever, hurry up!
  • I can’t wait to see you.
  • Wait your turn, don’t push.
  • I’ll wait for your signal.
  • Let’s wait and see what happens.


The sentences from movies:

No, wait.Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

NS-5s, wait outside. – I, Robot (2004)

Just wait here. – Limbo (2023)

Please, wait!The Gentlemen (2020)

May I wait until there’s a job? – My Week with Marilyn (2011)

Wait, Ben. – Mirrors (2008)

We’ll wait for them to get back. – Quarantine (2008)

Baby, wait a minute. – Matilda (1996)

I’ll wait here. – Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

But wait a second. – Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Wait, you know my brother Sam? – Uncharted (2022)

Wait, oh, don’t hit Nicky! – The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Wait for the call. – How to Steal a Million (1966)

Wait a minute. – 12 Angry Men (1957)

I’m sorry, sir, we can’t wait any longer. – The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Tony, wait, please! – Scarface (1983)

Wait, what? – Bottoms (2023)

It can’t wait, Mr. President. – Selma (2014)

Now, wait a minute. – Superman (1978)

You wait, I’ll get even. – Cruella (2021)

Wait for the storm. – Elemental (2023)

Wait, hold on. – The Lion King (2019)

Wait I’m sorry. – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Yeah, let’s wait.The Squid and the Whale (2005)

You wait ’til you see this? – Ant-Man (2015)

Can’t wait.Upgraded (2024)

Can we just wait a few more minutes? – Despicable Me (2010)

Wait a second. – Theres Something About Mary (1998)

We daren’t wait any longer. – Gladiator (2000)

Right now the job is to wait here. – Taken (2008)

Couldn’t wait for this weekend. – Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Wait in the kitchen. – The Help (2011)

Wait, let me get my music. – Paranormal Activity (2007)

Would you like us to wait?Clash Of The Titans (2010)

Oh, don’t wait up. – Love Actually (2003)

No, wait a second. – Boyhood (2014)

Wait until I tell Mom! – Best in Show (2000)

And you would wait for me. – Out of Africa (1985)

Actually, wait.Night Swim (2024)

Just wait.Ghost (1990)

I’m happy to wait.The Kings Speech (2010)

Wait, normal? – The Pope’s Exorcist (2023)

We wait.Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Mum, wait.Brave (2012)

You gotta wait.Palm Springs (2020)

I can wait.Chinatown (1974)

You can wait here for half an hour. – Everest (2015)

Wait for me! – The Jungle Book (2016)

Here, wait till you see them Italian birds. – The Italian Job (1969)

Hey, little train, wait for me. – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (2010)