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"Zij wachten op belangrijke telefoontjes."

Translation:They are waiting for important calls.

3 years ago

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Why is it "wachten op" and not "wachten voor"?

3 years ago

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"wachten voor" would be literally waiting in front of something, like "wachten voor het stoplicht" - "waiting at the traffic light". If you're talking about waiting for something to happen, you use "wachten op".

3 years ago