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|part of speech:
||expected, expecting, expects
||to hope for and believe in the possibility.
They expected more letters from their son.
- similar words:
- calculate upon, count on, predict, think, trust, wait for, watch for
||to feel certain of something happening.
We expect that the guests will be arriving around seven o'clock.
||to require (someone) to do something or believe that someone will do something that is wanted.
She expects her children to obey her.