Harry's back from Afghanistan in January, so we expect all police leave to be cancelled.
Does Clinton expect us to separate them and send the child back across the border alone?
The big differences I'd expect to see are on Supreme Court justices, and to a lesser extent, on implementing ObamaCare.
And if not, it's more than fair to expect a modicum of due diligence.
McEwan discusses starting a conversation with readers about what we've all come to expect from novels.
Somehow it does not seem that we are getting on as we have been led to expect.
Now tell me just what you expect a woman in my position to do.
"They must expect a delegation of their own friends," guessed Marjorie.
Can we expect that this will be suddenly and permanently altered?
What did you expect to be, or dream of being, when you were a boy?
1550s, "wait, defer action," from Latin expectare/exspectare "await, look out for, desire, hope," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + spectare "to look," frequentative of specere "to look at" (see scope (n.1)).
Figurative sense of "anticipate, look forward to" developed in Latin, attested in English from c.1600. Used since 1817 as a euphemism for "be pregnant." Related: Expected; expecting.