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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
Wait means to stay or not do something until something else comes or happens. It's never followed by a noun, you must use the preposition for + noun.
Await has the same meaning but it's used in formal English. It may be followed by a noun.
Wait significa quedarse o no hacer algo hasta que otra cosa venga o suceda. Nunca va seguido de un sustantivo, debes usar la preposición for + sustantivo.
Await tiene el mismo significado pero se usa en inglés formal. Puede estar seguido de un sustantivo.
  • wait
    What are you waiting for?
    I'm waiting for the bus.
    Sheila always waits for her parents before having dinner.

  • await
    The suspects are awaiting trial for robbery.
    The employees are awaiting instructions.
    A surprise awaited her at home.

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