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    #1

    waiting for/ to

    Hi,

    What is the difference between: I am waiting for going back home -and- I am waiting to go back home.

    Thanks....

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    Re: waiting for/ to

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    Hi,

    What is the difference between: I am waiting for going back home -and- I am waiting to go back home.

    Thanks....
    The first one is wrong.

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    #3

    Re: waiting for/ to

    ''Wait for'' is used only for pronouns, is that right? Such as wait for me, you,...etc.

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    #4

    Re: waiting for/ to

    Hi
    When you want to show the purpose of something , you should make use of " to" , " in order to" or "so that".
    I am waiting to go back home.
    I am waiting in order to get back home.
    I am waiting so that I can get back home.
    Of course the one that you said is also correct." wait for me"
    Good luck!

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