expect translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "expect" - English-Spanish dictionary


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)
esperar; creer
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)
encinta, embarazada
an expectant mother.
expectantly adverb
con expectación
The dog was looking at her expectantly.
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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