Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Expect"

The meaning of "Expect" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does That’s surely not much to expect mean?
A: Ah ok. So in this case he is being very pompous. He expects people to be proud that they are being ruled by him. And he treats this kind of reverence and respect as a trivial thing. That is why he is saying that he is not asking for much. Because in his mind, it is something that people should naturally do for him.
Q: What does You expect me to talk? mean?
A: it means you want me to talk

if people were arguing they might use this or snitching to the cops
Q: What does they're not expecting to get robbed, or not as especting. mean?
A: The full line would be "... Or not as expecting to get robbed as they would be". Something probably happened in the movie to cause someone to think he is less likely to be robbed than before. We don't need to say the rest, it is understood what he doesn't expect.
Q: What does when you least expect it to mean?
A: It means "the time you will be most surprised" or "... most unprepared".
Q: What does You expected them to not be as good live as they ended up being? mean?
A: You expected them to sound worse (singing?) live, but they actually sounded good.

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Example sentences using "Expect"

Q: Please show me example sentences with expected / unexpected.
A: 1. I expected that it would rain, so I brought an umbrella

2. The rain was unexpected, so I didn’t have an umbrella.

3. The test was expected to be easy, but it was difficult for me.

4. Unexpectedly, the teacher cancelled class.

5. She expected me to come by car.

6. The new movie was unexpected because it had not been advertised.

7. Don’t expect me to be friends with you.

8. His real age was unexpected because he looks very young.
Q: Please show me example sentences with expect.
A: - "How many can I expect from you?"
- "I didn't expect this."
- "How do you expect me to react?"
- "I didn't know you were expecting something different.
- "Were you expecting something else?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with then I expected.
A: Did you mean "than I expected"?

He was taller than I expected.
My final score in the exam was better than I expected.
She looked good on her profile picture but she was more beautiful than I expected when I met her.
Q: Please show me example sentences with expect.
A: "I expect you to be home by 9:00PM"
"I expect nothing less from you"
"The teacher didn't expect me to be late to class"
"Don't expect me to give you money"
Q: Please show me example sentences with I'd expect.
A: "I'd expect ___" simply means that you would anticipate ___ to happen or be a certain way.

People also use it to tell another what they think that person can anticipate.

Example:
Joe: Will my wife like these flowers?
Mike: I'd expect she would.

I'd expect the meeting to last 30 minutes.

I'd expect him to be awake by 9am.

I'd expect there to be tomatoes in this sandwich.

I'd expect to be done soon.

Synonyms of "Expect" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Unlike what you expected, and Contrary to what you expected, ?
A: it has the same meaning but "contrary to what you expected" sounds better so its used more
Q: What is the difference between expected and expectant and expecting ?
A: an expectant mother
an expecting mother 同じ意味。前者のほうが使われています。

A: He's going to Japan next year
B: That is expected. (そうなるとは思っていたという事/そうなるとは当然だということ)that is expectingとは言えないー I expected thatとは違う言い方(そうなると期待していた・思っていた)

Q: What is the difference between expect and hope ?
A: Hope is knowing that something may or may not happen. You really have a wish that it something will occur.

Expect is used when you know something is most likely going to happen. There are higher chances.


I hope to study in Japan.
(you want to but you are not 100% sure)

I expect to study in Japan next year.
(You know it will happen and you are very sure it will.)
Q: What is the difference between expect and anticipate ?
A: They're pretty much the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between I expected it would be closer and I expected it was closer ?
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Translations of "Expect"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm expecting him to come here?
A: You can use the first sentence in place of the other one. The second sentence "I expect that he comes here" is a little unnatural.

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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 기대하다(expect 말고 일반적으로 쓰는 말은 뭔가요?)
A: i’m excited about ———
i can’t wait for the ———-
i’mlooking forward to ———
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? expect
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? expect
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? expect
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Other questions about "Expect"

Q: It's not as what I expected.
This is not so easy. Does this sound natural?
A: it’s not what I expected. This isn’t easy.

Or

It’s not what I expected. This is not very easy.
Q: It's possible, he expected I would answer to him. But I didn't. Does this sound natural?
A: It’s possible. He expected I would answer him, but I didn’t.

Or, depending on the context you mean:

It’s possible that he expected I would answer him, but I didn’t.
Q: 'i expect otherwise' Does this sound natural?
A: well, it is correct, but not used naturally.

we would say "Do you want to get some air with me? if not, we don't have to. no pressure"
Q: I'm expecting on you. Does this sound natural?
A: I'm expecting you.
Q: I expect to come to ... 文脈によるとは思いますが,私の感覚だと"行けたら行きます".受け手としてはたぶん来ないだろうくらいの感じなんですが,実際のところは"よほど突発的なことがなければ行くよ"と行く確率がかなり高い言い方のように感じました.後者の感覚の方が正しいですか?
A: @melito: 後者の方が正しいと思います。「行けたら行きます」なら、 "I'll come to (the meeting/party) if I can" の方がいいと思います。

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