Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday June 26, 2012

pendiente, adjective:
to await, to wait for

We saw pendiente in an earlier Spanish Word of the Day, meaning unresolved or pending. In the phrase estar pendiente de it means to await, or to wait for:

Aún está pendiente de ser ratificado.
It’s still waiting to be ratified.

Estamos pendientes de lo que él decida*.
We’re waiting to see what he decides.


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