The word of the day: Abide
This word can take on a host of meanings, good as well as bad. Examples:
While sewage is flowing out the front door and into the yard your landlord assures you the plumber is en route.
Please remain seated. It usually takes only an hour to de ice the aircraft.
“Folks the bus will be here twenty minutes. I won’t be counting noses. But not to worry if you aren’t here when we leave. There is another bus right behind this one. It will be here in exactly twenty-four hours,” said the driver.
“I just sent George to the store for toilet paper. I didn’t realize we were out.”