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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.
I’m expecting visitors this evening.
Are you expecting a parcel?
What time do you expect Sara home?
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
I guess it’s too much to expect that you’ll phone when you arrive.
‘Will David be coming to the party?’ ‘I expect so.’
I expect you’re hungry.
The food was awful, but from a school canteen what do you expect?
How do you expect me to guess what you’re thinking?
This is the British English definition of expect. View American English definition of expect.