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expect

verb
 
/ɪkˈspekt/
B1 to think that something will happen
يَتَوَقَّع
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
يَتَوَقَّع
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.”
(Definition of expect from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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