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The organizers hadn’t anticipated the huge interest there was in the event.
The building will be completed around six months earlier than anticipated.
We anticipate that the river level will rise very slowly.
We don’t anticipate this causing any difficulties.
The movie, due to be released in the spring, is being eagerly anticipated by the critics.
Luckily we had anticipated the question.
The businesses that will survive will be those that anticipate changes in technology.
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