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Definition of Expect

Expect

  1. To wait for; to await.
  2. To look for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; -- often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, that); as, I expect to receive wages; I expect that the troops will be defeated.
  3. To wait; to stay.
  4. Expectation.

Expect Quotations

Alfred A. Montapert Quote
Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Alfred A. Montapert

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
Zig Ziglar

So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.
Ellen DeGeneres

Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get.
Mark Twain

To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.
Oscar Wilde
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Expect Translations

expect in Afrikaans is wag, wag vir, verwag
expect in Dutch is te wachten staan, wachten, afhalen
expect in Finnish is odottaa
expect in German is erwarten, erwarten, entgegensehen
expect in Italian is attendere, fare i conti
expect in Latin is exspecto
expect in Norwegian is forvente, anta
expect in Portuguese is espere, esperar

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