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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of expect.

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Examples

  • American officials were also irritated by Mr. Netanyahu statement directly after Mr. Obama's speech that used the phrase "expects to hear" in saying that Mr. Netanyahu expected to hear certain assurances from Mr. Obama during their meeting.

    NYT > Global Home

  • This will be more than anyone expects from a download.

    Rockstar dishes on 'Lost & Damned'

  • McLaughlin expects at least 300-400 attendees for PALATE, although the focus this year is not on numbers and broad marketing but on creating an event that can build upon itself year after year.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • The chain expects to hire as many as 1,200 students through the program in 2011, or about 5 percent of its annual hiring, and will make its training materials available to community college students nationwide.

    A million-dollar prize for community college smarts

  • First, that the budget is pretty optimistic for the amount of money it expects from the federal government.

    A Budget for the Dreamers and the Sleepers

  • She turns out to be a super character in her own right, but it does give the book a mild air of being Kadiatu's adventure in which the Doctor appears trying to rescue Benny, which is not what one expects from a Who book.

    May Books 19) Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

  • I understand people not wanting President Obama to spend so much money or people fearing increased government control of health care, but Sarah Palin expects me to believe that President Obama wants to spend tons of money to enact a global health care plan as some sort of roundabout way to deny people's access to health care coverage? gl, From Pittsburgh

    Palin warns of 'disturbing' health care rationing

  • I wonder if part of why it's so disorienting is that I've played so much tetris that my brain expects different results.

    That and this

  • I think it's fair to say that Feldstein expects a gain, but this strikes me as more of a "first shot," than a realistic estimate.

    Social Security Privatization, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In the midst of a remodel, the last thing she expects is a murder investigation that will stop the construction on her home.

    Cruel Intent by J.A. Jance: Book summary

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