||wait for me, wait until I catch up
||Danny, wait up. I want to talk to you.
|wait up for
||not go to bed until the kids come home at night
||Mom always waits up for us when we go to a party.
|wait with bated breath
||wait with suspense, want to know what happens
||We waited with bated breath for news of the fallen climber.
||awaken, rouse from sleep
||On Saturday I usually wake up around noon. I
||be alert, stop daydreaming
||Wake up, Walter. It's your turn to deal the cards.
|wake up and smell the coffee
||be more aware, get with it
||You don't know about the Net? Wake up and smell the coffee!
||(See a wake-up call)
|wake up on the wrong side of bed
||(See get up on the wrong side of bed)
|wake with a start
||wake suddenly, jump out of bed
||I woke with a start when Santa Claus landed on our roof.
||not have to pay a fine or go to jail, get off
||They couldn't prove that Don was guilty, so he walked.