Definition of bide one's time in English:
Wait quietly for a good opportunity to do something: she patiently bided her time before making an escape bid
More example sentences
- The shadow watched and waited, patiently biding his time.
- Rich listened obligingly, biding his time as he waited for the right opportunity.
- They quite rightly don't want to be seen to be desperate for an acquisition, and are apparently willing to bide their time, waiting for the right opportunity.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan