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We're expecting good weather at the weekend.
The trial is expected soon.
Investors expect that the rate of inflation will rise.
I didn't really expect you to understand.
We were expecting the letter to arrive by now.
An accident can happen at any time, just when you least expect it.
She half expected him to be angry with her.
As expected, the party was a great success.
Our customers expect good service.
I expect to get paid on time.
It's not fair to expect me to do all the housework.
the level of fitness expected of a professional footballer
This is the British English definition of expect. View American English definition of expect.
very unpleasant or dirty
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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