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Significado de “expect” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "expect" - Diccionario Inglés

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expectverb

uk   us   /ɪkˈspekt/
  • expect verb (THINK)

B1 [T] to ​think or ​believe something will ​happen, or someone will ​arrive: We are expecting a lot of ​applicants for the ​job. [+ (that)] I expect (that) you'll ​find it ​somewhere in ​yourbedroom. I expect (that) he'd have ​leftanyway. [+ to infinitive] He didn't expect tosee me. The ​financialperformance of the ​business is fully expected (= ​almostcertain) toimprove. We were half expecting you not to come back.(only) to be expected normal and what usually ​happens: All ​parents of ​smallchildren get ​tired. It's to be expected.

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  • expect verb (DEMAND)

B2 [T] to ​think that someone should ​behave in a ​particular way or do a ​particular thing: I expect ​punctuality from my ​students. [+ to infinitive] Borrowers are expected to (= should)returnbooks on ​time.

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  • expect verb (BE PREGNANT)

be expecting (a baby) B2 to be ​pregnant: She shouldn't be ​lifting those ​boxes if she's expecting. Kate and Dom are expecting a ​baby.
expected
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-ˈspek.tɪd/
B2 The expected counter-attack never ​happened.
(Definition of expect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "expect" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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expectverb

 us   /ɪkˈspekt/
to ​think or ​believe that something will ​happen, or that someone will ​arrive: [T] We are expecting about 100 ​people for the ​lecture. [T] His ​plane is expected to ​land at about 7:30 this ​evening. [+ to infinitive] We expected to ​see her here, but I ​guess she ​decided not to come. To expect is also to ​ask for something to ​happen because you ​think you have a ​right to ​ask for it: [T] The ​bosswants me to ​work this ​weekend – that’s expecting a lot!is expecting If you say that a woman is expecting, you ​mean that she is ​pregnant.
expectancy
noun [U]  us   /ɪkˈspek·tən·si/
There was an ​air of expectancy as the ​chairmanrose to ​speak.
expectantly
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ɪkˈspek·tənt·li/
She ​looked up at him expectantly.
(Definition of expect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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