French translation of 'expectation'
attente fin expectation of
dans l'attente de,
en prévision dein the expectation that
pour le cas oùagainst to all expectation or contrary to all expectation
contre toute attente,
contrairement à ce qu'on attendaitmy expectation is that ...
selon mes prévisions, ...
Derived Formsexpectations plural noun (= hopes)
espérances fpl: to live up to sb's expectations or to come up to sb's expectations
se montrer à la hauteur des espérances de qn, beyond one's expectations
au-delà de ses espérances
Example Sentences Including 'expectation'
Sybbis had come to the baths that morning in no great mood of expectation.A Plague of Angels
Bridget, who was resistant to Frances's expectation that all human encounters should be made easy, made no attempt to be sociable.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
Here, Comrade," he said to Toni, without any reasonable expectation of being understood.In Love and War
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Translation of expectation from the Collins English to French Dictionary