Thesaurus / expecting
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They were not expecting it and we had seized their rifles before they could recover from their surprise.

The Man From Brodney'sGeorge Barr McCutcheon

"Oh, I'm not expecting any flowery beds of ease," retorted Mary.

Mary Ware's Promised LandAnnie Fellows Johnston

Our camp was in a commotion, expecting war to be declared at once.

The heavy teak portal gave way beneath the Cimmerian's assault, and he peered inside warily, expecting anything.

The English government could scarcely be serious in expecting that he would sacrifice an old attendant in any such manner.

It did me good to see the folks venture gingerly up, expecting us to scalp them, I suppose, and bear him off.

White Dandy; or, Master and IVelma Caldwell Melville

He is watching and expecting to drink the blood of the elephant in the place where the two and three roads meet together.

Well, they had—it was just general knowledge in the neighborhood that he didn't have a job and she was expecting a baby.

Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

I wish that they were all here, all your warriors, for I am expecting to have a big fight with the cut-throats!

The War-Trail FortJames Willard Schultz

I thought it hardly worth while to mention it, expecting that all skill had left me.'

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