expect


expect
01. What time do you [expect] to finish?
02. Second language students sometimes have unrealistic [expectations] about how much they will learn in a 3-month course.
03. Jim's promotion was totally [unexpected], given that the guy is the laziest person in the office.
04. I don't know where Hannah is; we've been [expecting] her for over an hour.
05. With a drop in interest rates, housing sales are [expected] to rise quickly.
06. In this job, you will be [expected] to do some occasional overtime.
07. We can't [expect] too much of the new secretary yet; she needs time to learn the job.
08. Sales of the iMac computer exceeded all [expectations] within the first year.
09. Norman found it difficult to live up to his father's [expectations].
10. Arnold Glasgow once said that [expecting] something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.
11. Have you heard the news? Jackie is [expecting]! The baby is due in June.
12. There is a Chinese proverb which states, "All people are your relatives; therefore, [expect] only trouble from them."
13. Moshe Waldoks once remarked that a sense of humor can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the [unexpected], and smile through the unbearable.
14. There is a Guinean proverb which observes that he who has done evil, [expects] evil.
15. The average life [expectancy] for killer whales is estimated at about 30 years for males, and 50 years for females.
16. One hundred years ago, the average life [expectancy] in the United States was 47.
17. According to NASA, in a typical year the United States can [expect] some 10,000 violent thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornadoes, and several hurricanes.
18. According to Time magazine, at least 68 million people are [expected] to die of AIDS by 2020.
19. Individuals who participate in a psychology experiment generally have certain [expectations] about what will happen.

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  • Expect — Ex*pect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expecting}.] [L. expectatum, to look out for, await, expect; ex + out spectare to look at. See {Spectacle}.] 1. To wait for; to await. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let s in, and there expect… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • expect — [ek spekt′, ikspekt′] vt. [L expectare, exspectare < ex , out + spectare, to look, freq. of specere, to see: see SPECTACLE] 1. to look for as likely to occur or appear; look forward to; anticipate [I expected you sooner] 2. to look for as due …   English World dictionary

  • expect — was the object of much criticism during the 19c when it was used to mean ‘to suppose, surmise’, as in I expect you d like a drink. Fowler, however, regarded it as a natural extension of meaning and wrote (1926) that ‘it seems needless purism to… …   Modern English usage

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  • Expect — Ex*pect , v. t. To wait; to stay. [Obs.] Sandys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • expect — I (anticipate) verb await, bargain for, be certain, be confident, be prepared, calculate upon, count on, expectare, have in prospect, look for, look forward to, plan on, prepare for, provide for, reckon on, sperare, wait for, watch for associated …   Law dictionary

  • expect — 1550s, wait, defer action, from L. expectare/exspectare await, look out for, desire, hope, from ex thoroughly (see EX (Cf. ex )) + spectare to look, frequentative of specere to look at (see SCOPE (Cf. scope) (1)). Figurative sense of …   Etymology dictionary