can't wait
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can't wait(
kahnt
 
weyt
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to anticipate eagerly)
a. no poder esperar
Jamal can't wait until his cousin's birthday party.Jamal no puede esperar a la fiesta de cumpleaños de su primo.
2. (not to be able to delay)
a. no poder esperar
Edith can't wait any longer. She has to leave right now.Edith no puede esperar más. Tiene que irse ahora mismo.
3. (not to be able to hold on)
a. no poder esperar
We can't wait until next week to resolve this. Let's talk now.No podemos esperar hasta la semana que viene para resolverlo. Hablemos ahora.
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