Idioms: wait up -- walk

wait up 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.
wake up awaken, rouse from sleep On Saturday I usually wake up around noon. I sleep in.
wake up 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!
wake-up call (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.
walk not have to pay a fine or go to jail, get off They couldn't prove that Don was guilty, so he walked.
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