How to use "expect" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "expect" in popular movie and book plots

  • Nelson beats up Bart after school and warns him to expect the same treatment the following day.  - Bart the General
  • She does not expect him to marry her; all she wants is enough money to pay for an abortion.  - Love with the Proper Stranger
  • Jude eventually convinces Sue to sleep with him and, over the years, they have two children together and expect the third.  - Jude the Obscure
  • Future classes discuss what the students can expect as adults, such as how to fill out resumes.  - To Sir, with Love
  • In West Germany, the battle becomes a war of attrition that the Soviets expect to win through slow and sustained advances.  - Red Storm Rising
  • After a bad experience at his homecoming party, he tells Chris the difficulties they can expect with his disability.  - Bright Victory
  • The remaining warriors return to the village and prepare for a final battle they do not expect to survive.  - The 13th Warrior
  • Bugs suddenly raises his head to face the audience, breaking the fourth wall, and remarks, "Well, what did you expect in an opera.  - What's Opera, Doc?
  • Back at his office, Gittes is confronted by a woman who informs him she is the real Evelyn Mulwray, and that he can expect a lawsuit.  - Chinatown (1974 film)
  • The terrorists expect that Ryback will try to save his colleagues, and set up an ambush.  - Under Siege
  • They try to be kind to Bigger, but they actually make him very uncomfortable; Bigger does not know what they expect of him.  - Native Son
  • Chronotis find humanity as they expect it but with very small, subtle changes.  - Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
  • He confesses to Adrian that he does not expect to win, but is content to go the distance against Creed and prove himself to everyone.  - Rocky
  • One rainy night, the girls are waiting for their father's bus and grow worried when he doesn't arrive on the bus they expect him on.  - My Neighbor Totoro
  • The terrified neighbours all expect the accidental hero Farmer Giles to deal with him.  - Farmer Giles of Ham
  • Montag looks forward to these meetings, and just as he begins to expect them, Clarisse goes absent.  - Fahrenheit 451

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