to place on a waiting list: All they could do was to waitlist us for the afternoon flight.
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How to use waitlist in a sentence
When Oak Street opened its doors to vaccinate front-line medical workers no matter where they worked, the waitlist was almost immediately in the thousands.Chicago thinks Zocdoc can help solve its vaccine chaos | Lindsay Muscato | February 12, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
I told my friend to put me and my husband down on the waitlist.I jumped the queue to get an expiring vaccine. Did I do the right thing? | Niall Firth | February 1, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Interested parties can sign up at Cloudflare’s registration page to get on the waitlist for availability.Cloudflare introduces free digital waiting rooms for any organizations distributing COVID-19 vaccines | Darrell Etherington | January 22, 2021 | TechCrunch
Managing a waitlist is complicated, Roberts said, because you need to have people who want the vaccine and have both the transportation and flexibility to get to the vaccine clinic within about 30 minutes, but so far it has worked out.How Many Vaccine Shots Go to Waste? Several States Aren’t Counting. | by Ryan Gabrielson, Caroline Chen and Mollie Simon | January 21, 2021 | ProPublica
The department had developed just 3,300 residential lots statewide since 1995, though, while its residential waitlist ballooned to 23,000.Hawaii’s Big Fix to Its Housing Shortage for Native Hawaiians? A Casino. | by Rob Perez, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | December 24, 2020 | ProPublica
And after May 1, colleges turn to the waitlist, a number most colleges keep top secret.
I had a student send a hand-written letter every day she was on the waitlist.
Your counselor should ask why you were put on the waitlist and what you can do to improve your chances.
College acceptances are out and many students are finding themselves stuck in waitlist purgatory.
The school enrolled 192 students off the waitlist last year.