just (you) wait

idiom

used to say that one is sure that something will happen
He'll be a star someday—just (you) wait.

Examples of just (you) wait in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If your plant is drooping on a hot day, but the soil is still moist, just wait to water until the morning, after the plant has had time to revive. Jeanette Marantos, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2024 Why not just wait a week and have the tribes divided evenly? Brian Moylan, Vulture, 3 Apr. 2024 If a particular segment goes over your head, just wait for the next one; who but the most humorless party pooper wouldn’t enjoy watching mental-health professionals diagnose comedians, including Mulaney, based on clips of their standup specials? Judy Berman, TIME, 10 May 2024 The key to harnessing this energy is to know your worth and take action to build your wealth, don’t just wait for money or opportunities to come to you. Kyle Thomas, Peoplemag, 5 May 2024 Incredibly, 25% would just wait to see if the symptoms went away on their own. David Ropeik, STAT, 10 Apr. 2024 And if that sounds like Johnson was being wishy-washy, well, just wait. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 9 Apr. 2024 So if flying feels different to you now, just wait. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2024 If 2024 is set to be tumultuous and unpredictable, just wait until 2025 if Donald Trump wins the presidency again later this year. Rich Lowry, National Review, 3 Jan. 2024

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“Just (you) wait.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/just%20%28you%29%20wait. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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