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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “expect”

expect

verb (THINK)
 
 
/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。
Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(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。
Habitual and customary
(Definition of expect verb (THINK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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