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    jayan12 is offline Member
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    Default You might have to wait a while / you might have to wait for a while

    There are many posts on this forum every day. Please be patient when waiting for a response to your question. It is difficult for one person to keep up with all the questions. (Indeed!) It is difficult for several people to keep up with all the questions. You might not get an immediate response. You might have to wait a while. So please be patient.

    In the above passage ... should it be "You might have to wait for a while" or "You might have to wait a while" is enough?

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    Exclamation Re: You might have to wait a while / you might have to wait for a while

    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    There are many posts on this forum every day. Please be patient when waiting for a response to your question. It is difficult for one person to keep up with all the questions. (Indeed!) It is difficult for several people to keep up with all the questions. You might not get an immediate response. You might have to wait a while. So please be patient.

    In the above passage ... should it be "You might have to wait for a while" or "You might have to wait (for)a while" is enough?
    Both work. When you use without the preposition, it is implied.

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