waiter

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈweɪtər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈweɪtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wātər)

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waiter

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [cocktail, bar, nightclub, restaurant, personal] waiter
  2. [a rude, a snappy, an efficient, a helpful] waiter
  3. my name is [John], and I'll be your waiter [tonight, today]
  4. ask the waiter for a [knife, refill, menu]
  5. asked the waiter for (more) [sugar, salt, mayonnaise]
  6. asked the waiter to [bring, fetch, take, serve]
  7. the waiter [took down, keyed in] the order
  8. the waiter [brought, served] the [coffee, order]
  9. the waiter [cleared, wiped, cleaned] the tables
  10. which one is our waiter (again)?
  11. can you get the waiter's attention?
  12. trying to get the waiter's attention
  13. can't get the waiter's attention
  14. was [rude, snappy, flirty] with the waiter
  15. waiting for the waiter to come
  16. [leave, give] the waiter a tip
  17. the tips are shared among the waiters
  18. earns good tips as a waiter
  19. gave the waiter a [good, lousy] tip
  20. works as a waiter
  21. was [not, very] happy with our waiter
  22. [vacancies, jobs] for waiters
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