await

英 [əˈweɪt]      美 [əˈweɪt]
  • vt. 等候,等待;期待
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await (v.)
mid-13c., awaiten, "to wait for," from Old North French awaitier (Old French agaitier) "to lie in wait for, watch, observe," from a- "to" (see ad-) + waitier "to watch" (see wait (v.)). Originally especially "wait for with hostile intent, wait to ambush or spy upon." Related: Awaited; awaiting.
1. I shall await your answer to my letter with eagerness.
急盼复信.
2. Numerous pitfalls await unsuspecting investors.
数不清的陷阱等待毫无戒心的投资者.
3. I shall await you at seven - thirty or thereabouts.
我将在7:30分左右等着你.
4. We await your command.
我们等待你的口令.
5. I own myself an ass, and I await your orders.'
我承认我是头蠢驴, 现在一切听你指挥. ”