<await> with with objective pronouns?

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Hello everyone:

The first difference is in the grammatical structures that are associated with these two verbs.
The verb 'await' must have an object - for example, 'I am awaiting your answer'. And the object of 'await' is normally inanimate, not a person, and often abstract. So, you can't say, 'John was awaiting me'. SOURCE: BBC LEARNING ENGLISH


But I found many examples using “await” with “objective pronouns.”

Here’s one of them:

I look out at the collage of faded buildings that await me below and wonder whether the sights on my first full day in Cuba can be as sweet as my first taste.

Take Me with You

Take Me with You: A Memoir

By Carlos Frías

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