Definition of wait for the other shoe to drop in English:

wait for the other shoe to drop

North American informal Be prepared for a further or consequential event or complication to occur.
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  • But part of me is waiting for the other shoe to drop.
  • And it's getting on my nerves, because it's like waiting for the other shoe to drop.
  • Rather than thanking him for the compliment, I only nod, waiting for the other shoe to drop.
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