Translation of "expect" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

expect

verb (THINK) uk us /ɪkˈspekt/

[ T ] to think or believe something will happen, or someone will arrive

預料,預計;期待
We are expecting a lot of applicants for the job. 我們預計會有很多人來應徵這份工作。
[ + (that) ] I expect (that) you'll find it somewhere in your bedroom. 我想你會在你的臥室找到它。
I expect (that) he'd have left anyway. 我想無論怎麼說他都已經離開了
[ + to infinitive ] He didn't expect to see me. 他沒有預料到會遇見我。
The financial performance of the business is fully expected (= almost certain) to improve. 公司的財務狀況確定會大有改觀。
We were half expecting you not to come back. 我們原本一直以為你不會回來了。
(only) to be expected

normal and what usually happens

在預料之中;並不意外
All parents of small children get tired. It's to be expected. 所有照顧幼兒的父母都會非常累,這是可以預見的。

(Translation of “expect verb (THINK)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)