Hope = Want something to happen
- I hope I’ll get a promotion this year!
- I’m sorry to hear you’re sick. I hope you get better soon!
- The traffic is very bad today. I hope I won’t be late.
Wait = Pass time until something happens
- It’s 6:45. I’m waiting for the 7:00 bus.
- He waited for his friend to arrive.
- Please stand in line and wait your turn.