Translation of "expectant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

expectant

adjective (THINKING) 思考 uk us /ɪkˈspek.tənt/

thinking that something pleasant or exciting is going to happen

(对愉快或令人激动的事情)期待的,渴望的,盼望的
the children's expectant faces 孩子们充满渴望的表情
expectantly uk us /ɪkˈspek.tənt.li/ adverb

Roland heard the rustle of biscuit wrappers and looked up at John expectantly. 罗兰听到约翰打开饼干包装袋发出的沙沙声,抬起头眼巴巴地看着。

(Translation of “expectant adjective (THINKING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)