Society has expected them to be high achieving and studious, independent and adventurous, and sexy.
The rest of the liberal Democrats on the panel voted against it, as expected.
The House Gang of Eight immigration plan, expected to be released in early June, will also contain a path to citizenship.
More should have been expected from the teenager who wore a shirt emblazoned with “Killer” at his sentencing.
The carmaker is expected to file for an initial public offering as early as today.
I had laid my plans carefully, and I had expected to reap a nice harvest.
Lintot, I believe, did nothing; and Curll did what was expected.
If it has not accomplished all that was expected, the reasons are well known to the army.
It was not that his conscience troubled him, for he knew that he had done all that could be expected of him.
She had expected to see a man, reserved almost to the point of austerity.
1550s, "wait, defer action," from Latin expectare/exspectare "await, look out for, desire, hope," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + spectare "to look," frequentative of specere "to look at" (see scope (n.1)).
Figurative sense of "anticipate, look forward to" developed in Latin, attested in English from c.1600. Used since 1817 as a euphemism for "be pregnant." Related: Expected; expecting.