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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Waiting’. Over 50 Sentences


Waiting — US. [ˈweɪtɪŋ], UK. [ˈweɪtɪŋ]

Main meanings:

  1. The act of staying in one place or delaying action until a particular event or time.
  2. The state of being ready or available for a specific purpose or opportunity.
  3. Expectation or anticipation of something, often with patience.
  4. The process of staying in expectation of a service, assistance, or response.


10 simple sentences:

  • I am waiting for the bus.
  • They are patiently waiting.
  • Waiting for you is hard.
  • She hates waiting in lines.
  • Waiting rooms are usually boring.
  • We’re waiting for good news.
  • He keeps waiting for her.
  • Are you waiting for someone?
  • The cat is waiting outside.
  • I’m not waiting anymore.


The sentences from movies:

I’ll be here waiting.In Bruges (2008)

Been waiting a long time for this. – Soul (2020)

Alright, time to go, Ronnie’s waiting.Hachi. A Dog’s Tale (2009)

All right, then what are you waiting for? – Uncharted (2022)

Sandra, I’m waiting for you. – Godzilla (2014)

This is the night we’ve been waiting for. – American Pie (1999)

We’re waiting.The Usual Suspects (1995)

What are you waiting for? – 2012 (2009)

Waiting for my turn. – Jaws (1975)

Ran out of juice, waiting.Everest (2015)

Uh, waiting on an Uber. – Champions (2023)

We’ll be waiting for you, Elliott. – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

I can’t waste my life waiting.Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (2017)

How much more information are you waiting for? – The Social Network (2010)

I’ve been waiting a long time. – See You On Venus (2023)

I was waiting for a friend. – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

And here’s what you’ve been waiting for, fellas. – Monsters University (2013)

Well, what are we waiting for? – The Little Mermaid (2023)

They’re waiting.Basic Instinct (1992)

That’s the exact reaction they’re waiting for. – Gran Torino (2008)

I was waiting for you, Winston. – Kickboxer (1989)

I’ve been waiting 30 minutes for the 151. – Dinner in America (2021)

It’s like they were waiting for my call. – Sin City (2005)

It’s the breakthrough I’ve been waiting for. – Worlds Greatest Dad (2009)

What are you waiting for then, Ro? – Somewhere in Queens (2022)

We’ve been waiting forever. – Peter Pan & Wendy (2023)

I was waiting for you to miss. – Sleuh (1972)

We’ve got a giant robot waiting.Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Professor Dumbledore will be waiting for you. – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Everything’s waiting for you McWilley will wake up. – Girl, Interrupted (1999)

The gentleman that you’re waiting for. – A Biltmore Christmas (2023)

Brinkley and I will be waiting.You’ve Got Mail (1998)

I hate waiting.The Princess Bride (1987)

Sorry to keep you waiting.The Kill Room (2023)

We’ll be waiting for them. – They Live (1988)

Thank you so much for waiting.Joy Ride (2023)

Your customers are waiting.Golfballs (1999)

He was waiting for me there. – Out of Africa (1985)

Your guests are waiting.Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Waiting for someone? – Boogie Nights (1997)

He’s in the buggy, waiting.Women Talking (2022)

She’s waiting for me. – Atonement (2007)

Dr. Pym’s waiting for you downstairs. – Ant-Man (2015)

We’ve been waiting patiently. – Brave (2012)

I’ve been waiting for this my whole life. – Independence Day (1996)

I shall be waiting for him Here. – Moby Dick (1956)

Ernest, everyone’s waiting.We Have a Ghost (2023)

Why are you waiting?Mary Poppins (1964)

Waiting for a unit to open up. – The Break-Up (2006)

I think she, too, is waiting for you. – Legends of the Fall (1994)

Supper’s waiting for you. – John Carter (2012)

I’m waiting on a call about an audition. – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

He’s waiting outside. – The Equalizer (2014)

It’s a radioactive catastrophe waiting to happen. – Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)