abide, anticipate, approach, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bide, bide the issue, brew, come, come on, confront, count, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, draw near, draw nigh, draw on, expect, face, foresee, foretell, forthcome, gather, hang about, hang around, hang over, hold everything, hold on, hold your horses, hope, hover, impend, lie ahead, lie over, linger, loiter, look, look for, look forward to, loom, lower, mark time, menace, near, overhang, plan, plot, predict, project, prophesy, sit tight, sit up, sit up for, stay, stay up, stay up for, stick around, sweat, sweat it out, sweat out, take time, tarry, threaten, wait, wait a minute, wait and see, wait for, wait on, wait up for, watch, watch and wait
look forwards, anticipate, forestall, come on, draw on, draw near, approach, await
, threaten, impend.
be late, tarry, wait, stay, bide, take time, dawdle, linger, loiter, bide one's time, take one's time, gain time, hang fire, stand over, lie over, put off, defer, delay, lay over, suspend, table, shift off, stave off, waive, retard, remand, postpone, adjourn, procrastinate, dally, prolong, protract, spin out, draw out, lengthen out, stretch out, prorogue, keep back, tide over, push to the last, drive to the last, let the matter stand over, reserve, temporize, consult one's pillow, sleep on it, lose an opportunity, be kept waiting, dance attendance, kick one's heels, cool one's heels, faire antichambre, wait impatiently, await
, sit up, sit up at night.
impend, hang over, lie over, threaten, loom, await
, come on, approach, stare one in the face, foreordain, preordain, predestine, doom, have in store for.
expect, look for, look out for, look forward to, hope for, anticipate, have in prospect, have in contemplation, keep in view, contemplate, promise oneself, not wonder at, not wonder if, wait for, tarry for, lie in wait for, watch for, bargain for, keep a good lookout for, keep a sharp lookout for, await
, stand at 'attention' abide, bide one's time, watch, foresee, prepare for, forestall, count upon, think likely, lead one to expect, have in store for, prick up one's ears, hold one's breath.