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To think that something will happen - synonyms or related words

expect

verb

to think that something will happen

count on

to hope or expect that something will happen or that someone will do something

plan on

to intend to do something, or to expect something to happen

reckon on

to expect something to happen and plan for it

suppose

verb

formal

to expect that something is true or will happen

bargain on

to expect something to happen, often because something else depends on it

calculate on

to expect something to happen

reckon

verb

British

informal

if you reckon to do something, you expect to do it

take something for granted

to expect something always to happen or exist in a particular way, and to not think about any possible problems or difficulties

be supposed to do/be something

to be expected or intended to happen in a particular way or to have a particular result

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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