Translation of "expect" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /ɪkˈspekt/ us /ɪkˈspekt/

B1 to think that something will happen

~を予想する, 予期する
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

(人)が来るのを待っている, (物)が届くのを待っている
We’ve been expecting you.

to think that someone should do a particular thing

You will be expected to work some weekends.
be expecting

to be going to have a baby

I’m expecting my first baby in May.
I expect (that)… mainly UK

used to show that you think that something is true

‘Will you be coming to the party?’ ‘I expect so.’

(Translation of “expect” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)