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Spanish translation of “expect”


verb /ikˈspekt/
to think of as likely to happen or come I’m expecting a letter today We expect her on tomorrow’s train. to think or believe (that something will happen) 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 They expect high wages for their extremely skilled work You are expected to tidy your own room. to suppose or assume I expect (that) you’re tired. expectancy noun the state of expecting or hoping a feeling/look/air of expectancy. expectant adjective full of hope or expectation the expectant faces of the audience. expecting (a baby) an expectant mother. expectantly adverb expectation /ekspek-/ noun the state of expecting In expectation of a wage increase, he bought a washing-machine. what is expected He failed his exam, contrary to expectation(s) Did the concert come up to your expectations?
(Definition of expect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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