expecting

[ ik-spekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF expecting

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPECTING

He was far from expecting to meet him on shipboard bound to India.

Not expecting to be absent more than a few days, we had neither rations nor rugs.

By expecting it from others half our resentment is forestalled.

He rose, expecting a look of gratitude from the girl he loved.

"Chiefly by not doing and not expecting too much at first," said M'Leod.

Of course, this was what I had been expecting, but had not been able to put into words.

It seemed natural enough that he should be up at this hour, and expecting her.

He's been back and forth all day; and I'm expecting him any minute.

And all the time, it had seemed to Anthony, that the man was expecting some one to arrive.

Borrow was expecting me to-day, you know—or maybe you don't know.

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