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VERB 预期;预料;期待 If you expect something to happen, you believe that it will happen.
...a council workman who expects to lose his job in the next few weeks...
They no longer expect corporate profits to improve...
VERB 盼望;期待;等待 If you are expecting something or someone, you believe that they will be delivered to you or come to you soon, often because this has been arranged earlier.
I am expecting several important letters but nothing has arrived...
I wasn't expecting a visitor...
VERB 要求；认为应当得到;指望 If you expect something, or expect a person to do something, you believe that it is your right to have that thing, or the person's duty to do it for you.
He wasn't expecting our hospitality...
I do expect to have some time to myself in the evenings...
VERB 指望;期望 If you tell someone not to expect something, you mean that the thing is unlikely to happen as they have planned or imagined, and they should not hope that it will.
Don't expect an instant cure...
You cannot expect to like all the people you will work with...
VERB 怀孕 If you say that a woman is expecting a baby, or that she is expecting, you mean that she is pregnant.
She was expecting another baby...
I hear Dawn's expecting again.
PHRASE 我认为;我猜想 You say 'I expect' to suggest that a statement is probably correct, or a natural consequence of the present situation, although you have no definite knowledge.
I expect you can guess what follows...
I expect you're tired...
PHRASE 你还想指望什么；那有什么大惊小怪的 You can say 'What can you expect?' or 'What do you expect?' to emphasize that there is nothing surprising about a situation or a person's behaviour, especially if you find this disappointing.
It tastes artificial, but at that price what can you expect?...
If a guy hunts and owns guns, what do you expect?