verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- [persona] to wait for; [acontecimiento] to await aguardaban la llegada del Mesías they awaited the coming of the Messiahaguardar (
a) que+ subjuntivo/subjunctiveaguardó (a) que le respondiera she waited for him to reply
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- [noticia/destino] to await nos aguardan tiempos duros hard times lie ahead of us les aguardaba una grata sorpresa there was a pleasant surprise in store for them
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