10 Phrases for Telling Someone to Wait

1. Could you give me a minute?
2. (informal) Hang on a sec / Just a sec.
3. Hold on…
4. Let me see/think…
5. I’ll be right with you.
6. Bear with me.
7. That’ll have to wait.
8. Be patient.
9. Not so fast!
10. Hold your horses!
#9 and #10 are used for cautioning someone to wait and not make a bad decision or take reckless action.