verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for expect
Hogan said he expects to have used all of the LabGun tests by the end of the year.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
This year, things will look a little different, but you can still expect to have a good time here.10 Ski Areas Where You Can Camp in the Parking Lot|Megan Michelson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
He said he’s fatigued most of the time but expects to make a full recovery.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Durant and Harden remain friends after their shared time together in Oklahoma City, and both could be expected to feast on the East’s weaker competition.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
About 2,000 are eligible for retirement, but Metro officials don’t expect enough will take it to avoid layoffs.Metro board approves budget cuts, buyouts as pandemic dents agency’s budget|Justin George|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The whole altercation is fairly adorable and the Internet is expectedly obsessed with it.
The case had come up expectedly two days after a public holiday.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
Here in this rich alluvial plain population might, expectedly, be dense at a very early period.
Quite expectedly, the single slate of candidates presented by the Fatherland Front usually gets elected unanimously.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for expect
verb (tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive)
Derived forms of expectexpectable, adjectiveexpectably, adverb
Word Origin for expect
Idioms and Phrases with expect
see when least expected.