- n. Plural form of expectation.
“However, he acknowledged that economic growth will be weaker than hoped, saying: "We have all had to revise down our short term expectations over recent weeks.”
“Finding products that meet or exceed our expectations is a difficult task.”
“But short term expectations of lower iron ore prices are deterring investment in those mines.”
“So, while we have all had to revise down our short term expectations over recent weeks, the only people who should be fundamentally re-examining their view of the world are those who thought that this time was different.”
“The stimulus efforts, by raising economists' short-term expectations for U.S. growth even in the face of a very weak housing market and stubborn long-term unemployment, has investors putting money back to the U.S. stock market, says Arnab Das , managing director of market research and strategy at Roubini Global Economics.”
“If we open up more North American resources for development, we may very well shift long-term expectations on domestic supply and receive the benefits of lower prices even before the supplies come to market.”
“Lowering expectations is all about making it seem like less of a loss, whatever it ends up being.”
“But if you have certain expectations, prepare to be surprised (or disappointed) in some way.”
“As unfair as it may be, a book whose elevator pitch is "Star Wars/zombie mashup" comes with built-in expectations of awesomeness.”
“August 21st, 2009 Jessica Hagy Posted in expectations |”
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We, the naturally hopeful,
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