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How do you translate phrases involving wait until or wait for:

Wait until I call you before you leave for the restaurant.

Wait for me to come home before you buy the tickets.

You should wait until those shirts go on sale.

I waited for him to come but he never showed up.

And what verb tenses should be used in these phrases?

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Wait until I call you before you leave for the restaurant.

Espera a que te llame antes de que salgas hacia el restaurante.

Wait for me to come home before you buy the tickets.

Esperame a que llegue a casa antes de comprar los billetes.

You should wait until those shirts go on sale.

Deberías esperar a que esas camisetas salgan a la venta.

I waited for him to come but he never showed up.

Esperé a que viniera pero no apareció.

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+1 but I would translate "Wait for me to come home..." simply as "Espera a que (yo) llegue a casa...". "Espérame a que llegue..." sounds weird to me. –  MikMik Dec 30 '11 at 8:00
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