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synonyms for wait and see

  • bide one's time
  • lie low
  • play a waiting game
  • tread water
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How to use wait and see in a sentence

And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
We can readily see how this might have been, from numerous experiments made with both American and European varieties.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Here is a chair, Monsieur Arden; but you can hardly see it until your eyes have grown a little accustomed to our crpuscula.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
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WORDS RELATED TO WAIT AND SEE

  • balk
  • cavil
  • challenge
  • combat
  • complain
  • deprecate
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • doubt
  • fight
  • hem and haw
  • hesitate
  • object
  • oppose
  • pause
  • protest
  • pussyfoot
  • refuse
  • remonstrate
  • resist
  • scruple
  • shy
  • stick
  • stickle
  • strain
  • take exception
  • vacillate
  • wait and see
  • waver
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