was (Tok Pisin)

1. to guard

  • Ol woda i was gut long ol kalabusman.
    The warders guard the prisoners.

2. to be on the look out for

  • Mipela i was na wet long wanpela welpik.
    We are lying in wait for a wild pig.

3. a watch

  • Mi no gat was na mi no save long taim.
    I don’t have a watch and do not know the time.

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