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Translation of "expect" - English-Polish dictionary

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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