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One in six respondents also expected to lose their health insurance.

As the oldest boy of nine siblings, his parents expected him to work.

Morales said some students still need to get their childhood vaccines before they are permitted to return and expects them to do so in the coming days.

We expect six more… We’ve seen customers who have to change their mindset when it comes to energy.

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“We still expect a multiyear recovery for demand, especially with the full economic fallout on household incomes and employment yet to be seen,” Liberum said.

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No one expects her to be Elizabeth Warren, but everyone expects Clinton to hear and respect Warren.

The defense team expects to receive all of the documents and evidence in the coming week.

By doing that, Bratton has said publicly, he expects that eventually the protests will “peter out on their own.”

Still, he said he expects Novartis to provide further documentation to calm fears.

One expects that an ecstatically rendered sex scene would follow, but their first night together is only tacitly referenced.

Porter and Poindexter are within eleven miles of the place, and Duffield expects to be attacked by morning.

Besides, I've often noticed that he drops more kernels in a hill than he expects will grow.

He is said to be making for Kirksville, where he expects to be joined by the guerrilla bands of northwestern Missouri.

The words were out, and he stood back as stands a man who, having cast an insult, prepares to ward the blow he expects in answer.

She thinks he is as beautiful as a star, but she never expects him to come and light on her shoulder.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expects, such as: foresee, predict, await, forecast, suppose, and take.

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