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    Talking I am waiting for other people to be done.

    Hi,

    I was waiting to use one of the computers in the library, but others were using it.
    Some one asked me what I was doing, so I said..

    "I am waiting for other people to be done to use the computer"

    Is...it a right saying?

    Thanks.

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    Re: I am waiting for other people to be done.

    Quote Originally Posted by katnoric32 View Post
    Hi,

    I was waiting to use one of the computers in the library, but others were using it.
    Some one Someone asked me what I was doing, so I said "I am waiting for other people to be done to use the computer".

    Is (no ellipsis here) it right? a right saying?

    Thanks.
    No.

    I'm waiting for other people to finish using the computer.
    I'm waiting for other people to be done using the computer.
    I'm waiting for other people to be done with the computer.
    I'm waiting for other people to finish with the computer.

    Or you could just say "I'm waiting for the computer to be free" or "I'm waiting to use the computer".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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