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<gloss>waiting for the (traffic) lights to change</gloss>
<gloss>waiting for a green signal</gloss>
<audit time="2021-05-08 02:29:14" stat="A" unap="true">
<upd_diff>@@ -12 +12 @@
-&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for a traffic light&lt;/gloss&gt;
+&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for a green light&lt;/gloss&gt;</upd_diff>
<audit time="2021-05-08 02:40:55" stat="A">
<upd_name>Jim Breen</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_detl>I think this is better.</upd_detl>
<upd_diff>@@ -12 +12,2 @@
-&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for a green light&lt;/gloss&gt;
+&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for the traffic lights to change&lt;/gloss&gt;</upd_diff>
<audit time="2022-02-21 08:29:08" stat="A">
<upd_name>Marcus Richert</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_diff>@@ -12,0 +13 @@
<audit time="2024-04-08 23:18:15" stat="A" unap="true">
<upd_detl>This id also used on trains 
e.g. 信号待ちの為停車いたします
I don't know how you'd express this in English but "traffic lights" is probably not it.</upd_detl>
<upd_diff>@@ -14,0 +15 @@
+&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for a green signal&lt;/gloss&gt;</upd_diff>
<audit time="2024-04-08 23:45:12" stat="A">
<upd_name>Jim Breen</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_refs>GG5: 信号待ちする wait for the (traffic) lights to change.
Eij: 信号待ちする : wait at stoplights
信号待ちをする : stop at a red light; wait for the light to change; wait for the traffic light to change</upd_refs>
<upd_diff>@@ -14 +14 @@
-&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for the traffic lights to change&lt;/gloss&gt;
+&lt;gloss&gt;waiting for the (traffic) lights to change&lt;/gloss&gt;</upd_diff>

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