"expect" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

expect
[ɪksˈpekt]
verbo transitivo
1. esperar (anticipate)
  • to expect to do something -> esperar hacer algo
  • to expect somebody do something -> esperar que alguien haga algo
  • I expected as much -> ya me lo esperaba
  • what do you expect from him? -> ¿qué esperas or esperabas de él?
  • I knew what to expect -> ya sabía lo que me esperaba
  • to expect the worst -> esperarse lo peor
  • as one might expect -> como era de esperar
  • the film was better than I expected -> la película era mejor de lo que esperaba
  • she's expecting a baby -> está esperando un hijo
2. (require)
  • to expect somebody to do something -> esperar de alguien que haga algo
  • I expect you to be punctual -> confío en que serás puntual
  • I don't expect you to be perfect -> no pretendo que seas perfecto
  • you are expected to answer all the questions -> conteste a todas las preguntas
  • to expect something from somebody -> esperar algo de alguien
  • I know what is expected of me -> sé qué es lo que se espera de mí
  • people expect too much from marriage -> la gente espera demasiado del matrimonio
3. (suppose)
  • to expect (that)… -> suponer (que)…
  • I expect so/not -> supongo que sí/que no
verbo intransitivo
4. (be pregnant)
  • she's expecting -> está en estado

expect [iks-pekt]
1. Esperar, aguardar (wait).
2. Fiarse, descansar en, contar con, como cosa debida (suppose).
3. Suponer, en este sentido es un solecismo familiar. (Familiar) (m)
4. Quedar, esperar. (Antiguo) (m)
  • I expect she’s here by now -> me imagino que habrá llegado
  • Just what I expected -> lo que yo esperaba, ya me lo figuraba
  • As one might expect -> como era de esperar
  • Don’t expect me till you see me -> no contéis conmigo hasta que me veáis llegar
  • To be expecting -> estar embarazada, estar encinta
va.

expect [ɪksˈpekt]
verb:transitive
1 (anticipate, hope for, wait for) esperar
I did not know what to expect yo no sabía qué esperar; it's not what I expected no es lo que yo esperaba; you know what to expect ya sabes a qué atenerte; we'll expect you for supper te esperamos a cenar; is he expecting you? ¿tiene usted cita con él?; it's easier than I expected es más fácil de lo que esperaba; to expect to do sth esperar hacer algo; they expect to arrive tomorrow esperan llegar mañana; I expect him to arrive soon creo que llegará pronto; it is expected that ... se espera que; se prevé que ...; we expect great things of him tenemos depositadas grandes esperanzas en él
I expected as much just what I expected ya me lo imaginaba or figuraba
that was (only) to be expected eso era de esperar
as was to be expected as might have been expected
as one might expect como era de esperar
when least expected el día menos pensado; expect me when you see me no cuentes conmigo
2 (suppose) imaginarse; suponer
I expect so supongo que sí; a lo mejor; yes, I expect it is así tenía que ser; I expect it was John me imagino que fue John; I expect she's there by now me imagino que ya habrá llegado; I expect he'll be late seguro que llega tarde
3 (require)
to expect sth (of/from sb) esperar algo (de algn); I think you're expecting too much of me creo que esperas demasiado de mí; to expect sb to do sth esperar que algn haga algo; I expect you to be punctual cuento con que serás puntual; how can you expect me to sympathize? ¿y me pides compasión?; you can't expect too much from him no debes esperar demasiado de él; she can't be expected to know that no se puede esperar or pretender que sepa eso; what do you expect me to do about it? ¿qué pretendes que haga yo?; it is hardly to be expected that ... apenas cabe esperar que
verb:intransitive
she's expecting está encinta; está en estado

Verb Conjugations for "expect" (go to esperar)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I expect I expected I will expect
you expect you expected you will expect
he/she expects he/she expected he/she will expect
we expect we expected we will expect
you expect you expected you will expect
they expect they expected they will expect
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