Translation of "expect" - English-Catalan dictionary

expect

verb uk /ɪkˈspekt/ us /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.’

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