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We're expecting good weather this 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.
As expected, the party was a great success.
An accident can happen at any time, just when you least expect it.
She half expected him to be angry with her.
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 athlete
Are you expecting a package?
I'm expecting guests this evening.
What time do you expect Sara home?
I guess it's too much to expect that you'll call when you arrive.
I expect you're hungry.
The food was awful, but from a school cafeteria what do you expect?
How do you expect me to guess what you're thinking?
This is the American English definition of expect. View British English definition of expect.