Hindi translation of 'expect'
expect /ɪkˈspekt इकˈस्पेक्ट्/
Word forms: expects, expecting, expected
1. transitive verb
If you expect something to happen, you believe that it will happen.
He expects to lose his job soon.
They no longer expect profits to improve.
be widely expected
2. transitive verb
If you are expecting something or someone, you believe that they will be delivered or arrive soon.
I am expecting several important letters.
We were expecting him home.
3. transitive verb
If you expect something, or if you expect someone to do something, you believe that it is your right to have that thing, or it is that person's duty to do it for you.
I expect to have some time to myself.
I wasn't expecting you to help.
reasonably/realistically/normally expect something
expect something of someone
4. transitive or intransitive verb
If a woman is expecting, or expecting a baby, she is pregnant.
गर्भवती होना/पेट से होना
Diane is expecting again.
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Example Sentences Including 'expect'
Rogachev spoke no English and had no reason to expect Marshall to speak Russian.CHAMELEON (2002)
They forgot sign language, so I expect I shall inform a deaf journalist when I get back.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
You expect it out of doors at a craft fair, mebbe, somewhere open to everybody.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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'expect' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَتَوَقَّعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: esperar
- Chinese: 期待
- Croatian: očekivati
- Czech: očekávat
- Danish: forvente
- Dutch: verwachten
- European Spanish: esperar expectativa
- Finnish: olettaa
- French: attendre à (‘s)
- German: erwarten
- Greek: αναμένω
- Italian: aspettarsi
- Japanese: 期待する
- Korean: 기대하다
- Norwegian: forvente
- Polish: spodziewać się
- Portuguese: esperar
- Romanian: a aștepta
- Russian: ожидать
- Spanish: esperar
- Swedish: förvänta (sig)
- Thai: คาดว่า
- Turkish: ummak
- Ukrainian: очікувати
- Vietnamese: trông mong
Translation of expect from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary