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(To) bide one's time

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The meaning of the phrase '(To) bide one's time' is to wait patiently for something.

Sample Usage

1. We have come too early, let us go to the coffee house and bide our time till the office opens.

2. Let him bide his time till the machine is repaired and he can resume his work.

3. Ask her to bide her time till the principal finishes his round.

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