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

The meaning of "Expectation" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Which is correct?

>I’m not sure what your expectations are.
>I’m not sure about what your expectations are.
>I’m not sure what are your expectations.
mean?
A: The first one is the most natural, but 2 is also good. 3 is wrong.
Q: What does I don't want to set false expectation mean?
A: “I don’t want to set false expectations.” Means I don’t want to hope for (expect) something that I know I will not be able to achieve realistically.
Q: What does Her expectations heading into the tournament were only to make the cut. mean?
A: "to make the cut" is a phrase meaning to get an equal or better score to avoid elimination.
Q: What does tense expectations mean?
A: "Expectations" means someone is expecting, anticipating, something. The think something is about to happen. They are "tense" if they don't know whether the thing happening will be good or bad; they are nervous and anxious.
Q: What does to live up to expectations mean?
A: to live up to expectations = to be what you expected; to meet your standards; to deliver what was promised

My trip to Disneyland didn't live up to my expectations. It rained all day, so I didn't get to go on any rides or see any of the characters.

Because of heavy competition and the financial recession, the company's sales have not lived up to the shareholders' expectations this year.

Bill wasn't happy with his old apartment, but thankfully his new house lives up to his expectations.

Example sentences using "Expectation"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "expectation".
A: Here are some common expressions:
1. [subject] has high/low expectations (for [other subject]).
examples: “Our teachers have really high expectations for us on the final exams tomorrow.” “It’s alright, you don’t have to do well, I have low expectations for you anyway.” “She has high expectations! We can’t let her down!”
2. [subject] has raised/lowered their expectations (of [other subject]).
examples: “She shouldn’t raise her expectations so high.” “Because of you, he has lowered his expectations of our family!”
3. [subject’s] expectation is that/expectations are that...
example: “My expectation is that you will have improved by 5:30!” “Mom’s expectations are that we will do our homework and finish our chores.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with expectation.
A: Did the movie meet your expectation?

It exceeded my expectations.

He/She/They didn't live up to my expectation.
Q: Please show me example sentences with expectation .
A: “My expectations were set too high.”
“Her uncles expectations were never high enough.”
“The man expected her to arrival early.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with expectations .
A: Having too many expectations might disappoint you

Synonyms of "Expectation" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between exceed their expectations and exceed their expecting ?
A: Exceed their expectations is correct.
exceed their expecting is not correct. Could be said 'exceed what they were expecting'.
"You have a great team. The fans are 100% for you. Please try to exceed their expectations."
"I was hoping for a polite 'Thank you.' Your gratitude greatly exceeded what I was expecting."
Q: What is the difference between he has high expectations for salary, responsibility and job flexibility. and he has high expectations of salary, responsibility and job flexibility. ?
A: In that sentence expectations would be plural because it is talking about women (being multiple.) not a woman (which is singular.) If the sentence said "A woman who has a high expectation of marriage is often disappointed." the noun (woman) isn't plural so the word expectation isn't either (in most cases.) But the sentence "A woman that has high expectations of marriage is often disappointed." It is only talking about one person yet expectations is plural. (I'm sorry if i've confused you.) The word expectation(s) is word that isn't always plural and also isn't a word that can never be plural. Weather it is plural or not depends on the situation and sentence you are using it in. (Again, i'm really sorry if i didn't help and just confused you!) If you are talking in a formal context (at a job, or writing a paper.) the first sentence would be better to use. But if you are talking to friends you could use the second sentence that you wrote. (I only corrected you because I've had teachers that would've corrected me for using the second sentence. That being said, some people may look at the second sentence and think that's it's wrong, and some may look at it and think that it is correct. It all depends on how you were taught.)
Q: What is the difference between expectation and expectancy ?
A: They're the same, "expectancy" is just a conjugated form of the word "expectation"
Q: What is the difference between expectation and expectancy ?
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Q: What is the difference between expectation and expectancy ?
A: Expectation and expectancy mean the same thing to me.
Maybe in different contexts.
For example, I could have an expectation for it to be sunny tomorrow.
Or, there is an expectancy for it to be sunny tomorrow.
Both mean the same thing in the end.
Hope this helps!

Translations of "Expectation"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "beyond one's expectations" in negative meaning
A: The girl’s skills were not beyond one’s expectations.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I can’t do that, you’ve put your expectations too high on me. ( I feel something is wrong with this sentence.)
A: thank you so much :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I don't think I could live up to your expectation
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? have high expectation on children”s academic performance?
A: we have...
expectations
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? expectation
A: expectation

Other questions about "Expectation"

Q: I am ready to live up to your expectation on this opportunity.


It is very difficult to use the correct preposition. teach me plz😂 does this sound natural?
A: I am ready to live up to your expectations with this opportunity :)
Q: "i don't want to kick up his expectation so i can amaze him whenever i want. that's why i'm holding my standard low." does this sound natural?
A: It's so natural. But, remember that "i" is always capitalize "I". And always remember the breath mark the ",".
😊😊😊
Q: We examined the expectation of customers randomly regarding the price. 85% of survey respondents evaluated the product highly. While we have to raise the cost because persistent extremely high material prices. does this sound natural?
A: In the first sentence, I would change "examined" to "surveyed" because examined sounds like you're testing them rather than asking for their opinion. I would also change the position of "random" in the first sentence to:
We randomly surveyed the expectation of customers regarding the price (of the product).
Or
We surveyed the expectations of random customers regarding the price (of the product).

I think the second sentence is a little weird because of the context.
If you mean the customers though the price was high/expensive, I would change the second sentence to:
85% of the (survey) respondents thought the product was (too) expensive.
or
85% of the (survey) respondents thought the price was too high.

For the third sentence, I would change "while (~하는 동안)" to "but (~하지만)." I also think you need to take out either "persistent" or "extremely" they don't work well together in this case:
But we have to raise the cost because of persistently high material prices. (값이 계속 올리다라는 뜻)
or
But we have to raise the cost because of extremely high material prices. (값이 너무 비싸다라는 뜻)
Q: Lowering your expectation would be better attitude/mindset to have at this point, I think? does this sound natural?
A: I think lowering your expectations would be a better mindset to have at this point.

In English most of the time "I think" is used at the front. You can also put it at the back as well, as an afterthought, it's perfectly fine. Just wanted to point this out because 것 같다 is used at the end 😊
Q: I know that I have been procrastinating is because I'm afraid to fail my own expectation. does this sound natural?
A: I know that I've been procrastinating because I'm afraid of not being able to meet my own expectations.

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