think or believe that sth will happen or that sb/sth will come
hope and feel confident that one will receive sth (from sb)
"The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
"We require our secretary to be on time"
"Aren't we asking too much of these children?"
"I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
"We were expecting a visit from our relatives"
"She is looking to a promotion"
"he is waiting to be drafted"
"I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
"She is expecting in March"
"She is bearing his child"
"The are expecting another child in January"
"I am carrying his child"
A Dog expects till his Master has done picking of the bone.
出自： Henry More
I was expecting a present from her, so I was disappointed I didn't receive one.
I am expecting a letter from him.
The whole family expects great things from him.
Don't expect sudden improvements from this class.
The general expects complete obedience from his men.
I didn't expect such poor work from you.
我不曾料想到你会把工作做得这么差。 expect too much from sb
We expect too much from him.
Aren't you expecting too much from your mother, leaving all your children with her while you go on holiday?
I wouldn't have expected such rudeness of her.
We stood there, not knowing what was expected of us.
Conscientiousness is expected of a student.
学生要诚实。 expect too much of sb/sth
You are expecting too much of her.
The boy's parents expected too much of him, with the inevitable result that they were disappointed.
I cannot finish this job by Friday— you expect too much of me.
We didn't expect too much of him.
Don't expect too much of his idea.
误 She expects leaving tomorrow.
正 She expects to leave tomorrow.
误 I expect it won't rain later today.
正 I don't expect it will rain later today.
误 You arrived earlier than expecting.
正 You arrived earlier than expected.
误 Mother has been expecting you to come back for several days.
正 Mother has been expecting you for several days.
析 expect已有“盼望…(回)来”的意思,后面不必再用to come back。