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How do you use expect in a sentence?
Aspect sentence example
- The house had escaped the fire; it showed signs of damage but its general aspect was unchanged.
- My favorite aspect of this home is the large, farmhouse style kitchen.
- Before taking on a leadership position, you should understand how each aspect of your organization runs.
What does you may expect mean?
1 to regard as probable or likely; anticipate.
Where we use expect?
We use expect to say that we believe that something will happen. We use expect in the following main patterns: expect + object: She’s expecting a second baby.
Did not expect sentence?
Some things I did not expect that turned out to be true: 1) An awful lot of people read blogs. I did not expect that either. ‘ She caught his eye for one second and it was as though a flash of clear summer light had come into the room. I did not expect that punch”.
What do you mean by expect?
ex·pect | \ ik-ˈspekt \ expected; expecting; expects. Essential Meaning of expect. 1 : to think that something will probably or certainly happen We expect (that) the economy will improve. = We expect the economy to improve.
What kind of verb is expect?
1[transitive] to think or believe that something will happen or that someone will do something expect something We are expecting a rise in food prices this month.
How do you use the verb expect?
- to look forward to; regard as likely to happen; anticipate the occurrence or the coming of: I expect to read it. I expect him later. She expects that they will come.
- to look for with reason or justification: We expect obedience.
- to anticipate the birth of (one’s child): Paul and Sylvia expect their second very soon.
What does it mean to be expecting?
a. To look forward to the probable occurrence or appearance of: expecting a phone call; expects rain on Sunday. b. To consider likely or certain: expect to see them soon. See Usage Note at anticipate.
WHEN TO USE expect or expects?
is that expect is 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) …
What is difference between hope and expect?
While hope is a desire for something to happen (you want it to happen), expect refers to something you think will happen, even if you don’t want it to happen.
Did expect or expected?
Only the first one is correct. “I expected to win” is simple past tense. Negative sentences and questions add the helping verb “to do,” and that’s where the tenses are changed. The main verb (to expect) stays in the base form.
Did not expect this meaning?
verb. 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.