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Engelsk udsagnsord: expect

1. expect (om erkendelse) regard something as probable or likely


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey expect to move


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)anticipate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere specifikke termerassume, believe, conjecture, guess, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, imagine, opine, presume, reckon, speculate, suppose, suppose, take for granted, theorise, theorize, think, trust


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningawait, expect, look, wait

2. expect (om kommunikation) consider obligatory; request and expect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe require our secretary to be on time.
Aren't we asking too much of these children?.
I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey expect him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ask, require


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something from somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termerdemand


Mere specifikke termercall

3. expect (om erkendelse) look forward to the probable occurrence of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe were expecting a visit from our relatives.
She is looking to a promotion.
He is waiting to be drafted.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)await, look, wait


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mere specifikke termeranticipate, expect, hang on, hold on, hold the line, look for, look forward, look to, look to


Udsagnsord med lignende betydninganticipate, expect

4. expect (om erkendelse) consider reasonable or due


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconsider, reckon, regard, see, view

5. expect (i anatomi) look forward to the birth of a child


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe is expecting in March.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerawait, expect, look, wait


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear, carry, expect, gestate, have a bun in the oven

6. expect (i anatomi) be pregnant with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe is bearing his child.
The are expecting another child in January.
I am carrying his child.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bear, carry, gestate, have a bun in the oven


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerbear, birth, deliver, give birth, have


Kan forårsageconceive


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbear, birth, deliver, expect, give birth, have









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