Chinese translation of 'anticipate'
- (= expect, foresee)
- (= be prepared for)
- (= look forward to)
期望(qīwàng)this is worse/better than I anticipated
这(這)比我原先期望的要坏(壞)/好(zhè bǐ wǒ yuánxiān qīwàng de yào huài/hǎo)
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'anticipate' in Other Languages
British English: anticipate VERB
If you anticipate an event, you realize in advance that it may happen and you are prepared for it.
At the time we couldn't have anticipated the result of our campaigning.
Translation of anticipate from the Collins English to Chinese Dictionary