Describe a Time when You Had to Wait for Something

Describe a time when you had to wait for something. Please say

  • What you were waiting for
  • What happened
  • What you did do while waiting
  • And explain how you felt while waiting.

Sample Answer of Describe a Time when You Had to Wait for Something

I remember a time when I was travelling to Punjab with my mother and father from Kanpur, and the train from which we were travelling was not in a stretch. We had to board the train from Kanpur to Delhi and then from Delhi, and there was a 5-hour wait for the next train to Punjab. Once we reached Delhi with my mother and father waited for the next train at the platform. We had a lot of stuff to carry with so we chose a corner area in the platform to sit. We had to wait as we had no choice. While waiting, we felt hungry, so my mother gave us the food which she carried while travelling for us. We spent quality time together. We had a lot of talking which eventually we did very little in our daily lives. We played antakshari and felt very good. We found that 5 hours of waiting very enjoyful and found that boring waiting period very interesting. After all the hours spent then came the time when our train arrived and till today we remember that waiting period and is in the list of our memories.

Follow-ups of Describe a Time when You Had to Wait for Something

Question 1. On what occasions do people have to wait every day?

Answer:- Whenever people call customer care, they have to wait a lot as they keep the calls in queue for a long time, keeping the customer waiting for long.

Question 2. Do you think people can’t wait to invent new technologies?

Answer:- I disagree with this statement. People these days will not have patience. They cannot invent a qualitative product.

Question 3. Why do people hate waiting?

Answer:- Due to a lack of patience these days, people can’t wait for anything. There are a lot of examples. While driving, you can see harsh driving people are not ready to wait even for a second.

Question 4. Do you think in the past people used to be more patient? Why?

Answer:- Yes, I agree that in the past, people used to have a lot of patience. Earlier day to day, life was very stressful free, and inflation was not at its height.

Question 5. Are kids better at waiting than adults?

Answer:- o, these days, adults will wait, but kids are getting impatient. They want what they want. They will scream and shout, but they will not show patience

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