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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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