Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of expect.
  • adj. Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.

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Examples

  • Then accept, and go out with your eyes open, expecting, expecting, _expecting_, and He will never fail to reveal His power.

    Quiet Talks on Power

  • June 27, 2009 at 6:22 am i was annoyed at this picture when i first saw the title expecting the cat to be completley high but after looking i agree this is how we act

    PUZZLE PICTURE - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • I wish more people would give it the necessary chance it needs, rather than stupidly reading the title expecting another Saw offshoot and then complaining ten minutes in that there hasn't been enough spillage of bodily fluids seriously, clear your mind of expectations unless you want to be just another consumer bitch.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • More good gaming news came in with Wii Sports Resort, with the title expecting to come out a month earlier.

    Nintendo DS

  • However, having recently lost a beloved grandmother, 96 years old, I know that "expecting" is not the same as "accepting."

    R.I.P.

  • Most films that I see it seems that the level of criticism that they are expecting is on the level of a fireworks display.

    Blog De Ganz | Archive | March

  • People went in expecting She-Rocky, and got something much much different.

    Are Holodeck Programs Protected Speech? | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • • You are also justified in expecting the person to avoid repeating the behavior that required an apology in the first place.

    The Ethics of Apologies

  • The definition of doing something over and over again expecting a different result is one definition of insanity.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 18, 2010

  • I'm going in expecting an entertaining, mildly scary movie to watch w/the girlfriend on a Friday night.

    A Nightmare on Elm Street Movie Trailer #2 | /Film

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