Translation of "expect" - English-Arabic dictionary


verb uk /ɪkˈspekt/ us /ɪkˈspekt/

B1 to think that something will happen

He didn’t expect to see me.
I expect that she’ll be very angry about this.
be expecting someone/something

B1 to be waiting for someone or something to arrive

في انْتِظار (شَخْص ما / شَيء ما)
We’ve been expecting you.

to think that someone should do a particular thing

You will be expected to work some weekends.
be expecting

to be going to have a baby

يَنْتَظِر مَولودا
I’m expecting my first baby in May.
I expect (that)… mainly UK

used to show that you think that something is true

أَظُن / أعْتَقِد
‘Will you be coming to the party?’ ‘I expect so.’

(Translation of “expect” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)