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Translation of "expect" - English-Spanish dictionary

expect

verb /ikˈspekt/
to think of as likely to happen or come esperar 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 esperar They expect high wages for their extremely skilled work You are expected to tidy your own room. to suppose or assume suponer I expect (that) you’re tired. expectancy noun the state of expecting or hoping expectativa a feeling/look/air of expectancy. expectant adjective full of hope or expectation expectante 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 expectativa In expectation of a wage increase, he bought a washing-machine. what is expected esperanza 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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