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Example Sentences for "expect"

Jim's promotion was totally unexpected, given that the guy is the laziest person in the officeWhat time do you expect to finish?

Second language students sometimes have unrealistic expectations about how much they will learn in a 3-month course.

Jim's promotion was totally unexpected, given that the guy is the laziest person in the office.

I don't know where Hannah is; we've been expecting her for over an hour.

With a drop in interest rates, housing sales are expected to rise quickly.

In this job, you will be expected to do some occasional overtime.

We can't expect too much of the new secretary yet; she needs time to learn the job.

Sales of the iMac computer exceeded all expectations within the first year.

Norman found it difficult to live up to his father's expectations.

Arnold Glasgow once said that expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.

Have you heard the news? Jackie is expecting! The baby is due in June.

There is a Chinese proverb which states, All people are your relatives; therefore, expect only trouble from them.

Moshe Waldoks once remarked that a sense of humor can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected, and smile through the unbearable.

There is a Guinean proverb which observes that he who has done evil, expects evil.

The average life expectancy for killer whales is estimated at about 30 years for males, and 50 years for females.

One hundred years ago, the average life expectancy in the United States was 47.

According to NASA, in a typical year the United States can expect some 10,000 violent thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornadoes, and several hurricanes.

According to Time magazine, at least 68 million people are expected to die of AIDS by 2020.

Individuals who participate in a psychology experiment generally have certain expectations about what will happen.

Find someone who expects to pass this course.


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