Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Wait"

The meaning of "Wait" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa "she makes less than you" in "Wait, wait, wait. You're not tipping her? Come on, it's not enough that she makes less than you because you got a dick?"?
A: It means her salary is lower. She makes less money.
Q: O que significa Wait for it?
A: Wait for something to happen.

“Viktor look at this!

At what? Nothing is happening.

Wait for it...”
Q: O que significa Wait me?
A: Okay! Got you. This song is mostly in Korean and, in a lot of K-pop songs, the English isn't very good. I don't mind it, but sometimes it doesn't make a lot of sense. Here's my guess at what they are trying to say, but it actually doesnt make a lot of sense:

"We'll uncover the sealed trail of the criminal, so wait for me."

If something is sealed off, it means it is private, secret, or not accessible. So, if a trail is sealed, they proabably mean that the criminal doesn't want anyone to find their trail (I've never heard someone say something like this though. Normally, "sealed" isn't used like this). However, the singer plans to uncover this secret trail and wants who their talking to to wait for them so they can uncover it together.

I'm not sure though. Like I said, the song is super cool, but the English isn't correct throughout most of the song. :)

Hope that helps. :)
Q: O que significa Wait for it to eat?
A: 食べるのを待って
Q: O que significa Wait for me?
A: Apetta per me, aspetta me

Example sentences using "Wait"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Wait and see..
A: Thank you for answering.
Can I also use like a this sentence?
For example,
Q. Do u know who’s coming the party tonight?
A. Wait and see!!
Is this correct?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Wait up.
A: Thank you for your help.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Wait.
A: i'll wait for you
wait, i'll be there in 5 minutes
i've been waiting here for an hour

Synonyms of "Wait" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Wait e Await ?
A: "wait" is much more commonly used and "await" is more formal and used mainly for events
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "Wait" e "Await" e "Wait around" ?
A: they are the same meaning
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Wait e Hold on e which one do you use the most ? ?
A: They're basically the same. People use them just about equally.

Can you wait for me?
Hold on a second.
She put me on hold.
Please wait over there.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Wait e Await ?
A: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1535_questionanswer/page15.shtml
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Wait for it. e Wait on it. ?
A: They have a very similar meaning, sometimes you can use both in the same situations.
But "wait on" has the nuance of 「何かを待ち兼ねる」

Translations of "Wait"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Wait on me有等我的意思吗
A: Wait on me -- means to serve someone in the restaurant, like the waiter serves the guests in restaurant
Ex.- That man waited us on Ken's birthday party.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Wait the worst is yet to come
A: Thanks!
Btw You didn't get it?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 少し待ってください。”Wait a minute.”is natural?
A: “Wait a minute” sounds a bit too rigid.

Instead, say “Wait just a moment.” And you can take off the “wait” if you want to be slightly more casual.

I myself tend to say “Hold on a sec” but I mostly say that around family or friends. If I were in a more formal setting, I wouldn’t say it.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Wait for me
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? white Wait

Other questions about "Wait"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar Wait, white .
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Q: Wait wait. I can get a discount since i got a membership card VS Wait wait. I can get a discount because i got a membership card.

Which one do you accustomed to?

Or not awkward.
A: You could easily use any of these but it could be like this
Wait, I can get a discount since/because I got a membership card
Q: ''Wait...wait wait...does autumn happen to have comfortable climate...?'' soa natural?
A: I think it would sound a bit more natural to say ‘’Wait...wait wait...is the climate comfortable in autumn?

Q: Wait Implement soa natural?
A: Awaiting Implementation
Q: Wait up / Wait

Why do we use 'up' after some verbs?
A: Honestly I don't know the reason behind it, I think some slang is made just because it sounds good. =p Those are cases that you just have to memorize, "wait up" "hold up" "hang on" -- they all mean 'wait'. Maybe it's to soften it and make it sound more friendly and less like a command.

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