Translation of "expect" - English-French dictionary

expect

verb transitiveexpect /ɪkˈspɛkt/
to think sth will happen
s'attendre à , prévoir , espèrer

We're expecting a drop in house prices.
Nous nous attendons à une baisse des prix de l'immobilier.

Don't expect him to buy you a gift.
N'espère pas qu'il t'achète un cadeau.

It is expected that the population will grow rapidly.
On prévoit une croissance démographique rapide.
be expecting sb/sth
to think sb or sth will arrive
attendre qqn/qqch

I'm expecting them any minute.
Je les attends / ils doivent arriver d'une minute à l'autre.
I expect so
Je l'espère.

"Will we get paid?" "I expect so".
"Est-ce que nous allons être payés ?" "Je l'espère."
to require or insist that sth happens
attendre , compter sur

We expect good behavior from all our students.
Nous comptons sur un comportement correct de la part de tous les étudiants.

I expect employees to be polite at all times.
Nous attendons des employés qu'ils soient polis à tout moment.
be expecting (a baby)
to be pregnant
attendre un enfant

(Translation of “expect” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

expect

verb /ikˈspekt/

to think of as likely to happen or come

attendre
I’m expecting a letter today
We expect her on tomorrow’s train.

to think or believe (that something will happen)

croire
He expects to be home tomorrow
I expect that he will go
‘Will she go too?’ ‘I expect so’ / ‘I don’t expect so’ / ‘I expect not.’

to require

exiger/attendre (qqch. de qqn)
They expect high wages for their extremely skilled work
You are expected to tidy your own room.

to suppose or assume

supposer (que)
I expect (that) you’re tired.
expectancy noun

the state of expecting or hoping

attente
a feeling/look/air of expectancy.
expectant adjective

full of hope or expectation

qui attend
the expectant faces of the audience.

expecting (a baby)

enceinte
an expectant mother.
expectantly adverb

dans l’attente
expectation /ekspek-/ noun

the state of expecting

attente
In expectation of a wage increase, he bought a washing-machine.

what is expected

espérance(s)
He failed his exam, contrary to expectation(s)
Did the concert come up to your expectations?

(Translation of “expect” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)