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Catalan translation of “expect”

expect

verb   /ɪkˈspekt/
B1 to think that something will happen
esperar
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
esperar algú/ac
We’ve been expecting you.
to think that someone should do a particular thing
esperar
You will be expected to work some weekends.
be expecting to be going to have a baby
esperar una criatura
I’m expecting my first baby in May.
I expect (that)… mainly UK used to show that you think that something is true
m’imagino que…
“Will you be coming to the party?” “I expect so.”
(Definition of expect verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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