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Polish translation of “expect”

expect

verb
 
 
/ɪkˈspekt/
SITUATION [T] B1 to think that something will happen
oczekiwać, spodziewać się
[+ to do sth] He didn't expect to see me. [+ (that)] I expect that she'll be very angry about this.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
be expecting sb/sth B1 to be waiting for someone or something to arrive
oczekiwać na kogoś/coś , spodziewać się kogoś/czegoś
I'm expecting a letter from my sister.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
BEHAVIOUR [T] B2 to think that someone should behave in a particular way or do a particular thing
oczekiwać, wymagać
[+ to do sth] You will be expected to work some weekends.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
I expect mainly UK informal B2 used to show that you think that something is likely to be true
pewnie, spodziewam się
I expect Isabel's told you about me? "Will you be coming to the party?" "I expect so."Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
be expecting B2 to be going to have a baby
spodziewać się (dziecka)
I'm expecting my first baby in May.PregnancyBirth
(Definition of expect from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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