Waiting in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Waiting

present participle of wait | (obsolete) Watching. | The act of staying or remaining in expectation.

Short Example Sentences for Waiting

  • 1. I was waiting sulkily. 🔊
  • 2. Grace had been anxiously waiting his return. 🔊
  • 3. I must get through with it; they are all waiting for it. 🔊
  • 4. He brought the bill and stood waiting for results. 🔊
  • 5. She was waiting on Ralph. 🔊
  • 6. Jimmy Dumble is waiting for you at the gate. 🔊
  • 7. But you must not be waiting here, Mary. 🔊
  • 8. Mr. Rutledge drew his horse aside, waiting for me to pass. 🔊
  • 9. Every one of them is loaded with books that are waiting for publication. 🔊
  • 10. If he is only waiting for the rehearsal, he certainly shall not have it. 🔊
  • 11. I shall have the pleasure of waiting on you to-morrow forenoon. 🔊
  • 12. Then all three escorted the visitors to an automobile waiting at the curb. 🔊
  • 13. We crouched in perfect silence, waiting for the hail-storm to pass. 🔊
  • 14. I won't mind waiting a long, long time for the future. 🔊
  • 15. Pennroyal, meanwhile, kept quiet, waiting for the affair to blow over. 🔊
  • 16. She paused, as if waiting for Hubert to ask her to finish the sentence. 🔊
  • 17. I saw a flock of them nigh here yesterday; they're waiting for their feast. 🔊
  • 18. To Pep's way of thinking the world was waiting for the great event. 🔊

How to use Waiting in Sentences?

  • 1. Vessels that are waiting to be laden with cargo lie in these sheltered gulfs and bays. 🔊
  • 2. Philippa held out her hand to the two young men who had been waiting to take their leave. 🔊
  • 3. Plainly he had not come out of his bed: he had been waiting for me, watching for me. 🔊
  • 4. The men sprang out silently, and the hush on the waiting throng seemed to deepen. 🔊
  • 5. Here he cast anchor for some time, waiting the turn of the tide to enable him to return homewards. 🔊
  • 6. The two were now in Leavenworth, waiting for a boat to take them down the river. 🔊
  • 7. Here we are both unarmed; and there is one waiting at the door, who, perhaps, might interrupt us. 🔊
  • 8. Without waiting to learn the result of his shots, Harry rushed for his horse and rode away. 🔊
  • 9. You come at an irregular time, and I have somebody else waiting for me; so be quick. 🔊
  • 10. I might as well have laid down and gone to sleep on that pinnacle for all the good my waiting and eye-straining did me. 🔊
  • 11. It ain't all that way, with nothing but waiting and wanting, and then disappointment. 🔊
  • 12. There were several detached officers also waiting here, and the units forming the reinforcements were coming in daily. 🔊
  • 13. Perhaps Grace had been captivated by his fine appearance after all, and was only waiting for him to propose. 🔊
  • 14. The publisher paused with his pen in his hand, and seemed waiting in mute suspense to know what was to be announced by so singular an apparition. 🔊
  • 15. Elinor, who was waiting for her in the anteroom, saw her shining face before she spoke, and knew that all had gone well with her. 🔊
  • 16. They found the negro fisherman waiting for them, smoking his pipe in the stern of his skiff, which was moored just in front of his little cabin. 🔊
  • 17. The junior monks or 'chelas' would assist in bagging the flour, and in carrying it down to the place where the mules were waiting for it. 🔊