what is (someone) waiting for?


used to say that someone should do something immediately
What are we waiting for? Let's go inside and get something to eat.
If you have so much work to do, then what are you waiting for?

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“What is (someone) waiting for?.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20is%20%28someone%29%20waiting%20for%3F. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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