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  • Accident waiting to happen
  • All things come to he who waits ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • At long last
  • Bear with me
  • Better to remain silent and be thought a fool that to speak and remove all doubt
  • Bide your time
  • Clock watching
  • Come to a screeching halt
  • Crying Waiting Hoping ( Buddy Holly song )
  • Don't hold your breath
  • Fashionably late
  • Go to a neutral corner
  • Good things come to those who wait ( Guinness advertising slogan )
  • Gotta Serve Somebody ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Grind to a halt
  • Half a jiffy
  • Half a mo
  • Half a second
  • Hang about
  • Hang back
  • Hang fire
  • Hang on
  • Hang on a minute
  • Hang time
  • Hanging on the telephone
  • Heart attack waiting to happen
  • Heaven Can Wait ( Warren Beatty movie )
  • Hold fast
  • Hold on
  • Hold on a minute
  • Hold out for
  • Hold that thought
  • Hold the phone
  • Hold your breath
  • Hold your horses
  • Holding pattern
  • How may I serve you?
  • Hurry up and wait
  • If drafted, I will not run; if nominated, I will not accept; if elected, I will not serve
  • In the meantime
  • It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it ( Maurice Switzer quotation )
  • Just a question of time
  • Kick your heels
  • Kill time
  • Kill time until time kills you
  • Lie in wait
  • Mark time
  • No man can serve two masters
  • Not so fast
  • One moment please
  • One second
  • Patience is a virtue
  • Play a waiting game
  • Please hold the line
  • Pregnant pause
  • Pull your weight
  • Punching above his weight
  • Ready and waiting ( alert and prepared for action )
  • Right off the bat ( A baseball expression meaning immediately without delay )
  • Serve and protect
  • Serve your time
  • Sit it out
  • Sit on your hands
  • Sit tight
  • Sleep on it
  • Stand by
  • Stood up
  • Take the weight off your feet
  • Taste, not waist ( Weight Watchers Frozen Meals advertising slogan )
  • The Human Rain Delay ( Nickname of Mike Hargrove )
  • The Waiter ( Nickname of Toni Kukoc )
  • The clock is ticking
  • The patience of Job
  • The pause that refreshes ( Coca Cola advertising slogan )
  • The wait is over
  • They also serve who only stand and wait ( from a poem by Milton )
  • Throw your weight about
  • Time and tide wait for no man
  • Time on your hands
  • Time to kill
  • Time waits for no man
  • Twist in the wind
  • Victory won't wait for the nation that's late ( Big Ben Clocks advertising slogan )
  • Wait in line
  • Wait just a cotton picking minute ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Waiter, there's a fly in my soup
  • Waiting by the phone
  • Waiting for Godot ( play by Samuel Beckett )
  • Waiting for Mr Right
  • Waiting for the other shoe to drop
  • Waiting in the wings
  • Waits at the window, wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Watched pot never boils ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Watching the clock
  • Watching your weight
  • We will cross that bridge when we come to it
  • Weight off my mind
  • While away the hours
  • While away the time
  • Worth one's weight in gold
  • You cannot serve God and Mammon
  • You have the right to remain silent

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