Write “wait until” NOT “wait with”

WRONG
The company does not have to wait with the redundancies until the termination period ends.
RIGHT
The company does not have to wait until the termination period ends before making the redundancies.

This mistake is very common among speakers of Slavic languages. It results from applying Slavic-language sentence structure to English sentences.

Here is an example of Polish sentence structure:
Musimy poczekać z ostateczną oceną do maja 2012 r.

It is wrong to use the same sentence structure in English, i.e.:
We must wait with a final assessment until May 2012.

The correct English translation uses a different structure, i.e.:
We must wait until May 2012 before making a final assessment.

The rule is as follows:

WRONG:     “wait with X until Y”
RIGHT:       “wait until Y before –ing X

Here are three more examples. I have made the same correction to every sentence.

WRONG
As we cannot exclude that the registry court will ask for further amendments in this respect, we suggest waiting with the appointments until the registry court accepts the amended version of the Statute.
RIGHT
As we cannot exclude that the registry court will ask for further amendments in this respect, we suggest waiting until the registry court accepts the amended version of the Statute before making the appointments.

WRONG
As the case has not yet been finally resolved, it seems advisable to wait with the analysis until the court issues the judgment.
RIGHT
As the case has not yet been finally resolved, it seems advisable to wait until the court issues the judgment before conducting the analysis.

WRONG
We are already prepared to apply for a temporary residence permit for him, but we must wait with filing this application until he arrives to Ukraine.
RIGHT
We are already prepared to apply for a temporary residence permit for him, but we must wait until he arrives in Ukraine before filing this application. 

WRONG
Please instruct whether we should start the registration proceedings of the three Supervisory Board members now or wait with it until you have delivered the documents on the appointment of the other two members.
RIGHT
Please instruct whether we should start the registration proceedings of the three Supervisory Board members now or wait until you have delivered the documents on the appointment of the other two members [before starting it].

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