[ UK /ɛkspˈɛktɪd/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈspɛktəd, ɪkˈspɛktɪd/ ]
  1. considered likely or probable to happen or arrive
    prepared for the expected attack
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How To Use expected In A Sentence

  • It might as well be closed, because in many American hospitals you're simply shooed from the windowsill after you've been nursed back to health (usually in 72 hours or less), and you're expected to "fly" on your own. Mark Lachs, M.D.: Care Transitions: The Hazards of Going In and Coming Out of the Hospital
  • The argument behind x is not quantitative, and we do not have an expression for its expected value under a null isolation model.
  • Under this arrangement, the men of each village were organized into ‘tithings ' and expected to answer for each other's good behaviour.
  • So in terms of home furnishing it is expected to have curtain, bedspreads, cushion covers etc.
  • The temperature is not expected to reach the 20 degree mark in the next few days.
  • The interesting element of the game was that it required one to evaluate not films but people; that is, to sift through the prejudices of one’s movie-freak friends and the peccadilloes and quirks of the major reviewers, and by graphing, as it were, what each could be expected to overpraise, underpraise, revile, not notice, or deliberately ignore, one could acquire a very nice sense of the film. film flam
  • I expected him to smile in response but he glowered at me.
  • Though most men are physically stronger than most women, it is women who are expected routinely to carry heavy loads.
  • The figure is expected to double with legal costs and more court battles. The Sun
  • I barken back to the rogue Taken Howler, the dead unexpectedly alive and inimical. Shadow Games
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