espera que

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (wishes that; third person singular)
a. he hopes that (masculine)
Marcelo está preocupado. Espera que los resultados del examen sean negativos.Marcelo is worried. He hopes that the test results are negative.
b. she hopes that (feminine)
Marisa siempre te recuerda. Espera que te vaya bien en la vida.Marisa always remembers you. She hopes that you do well in life.
c. hopes that
Nuestro hermano espera que le den una respuesta pronta a su solicitud.Our brother hopes that he will be given a prompt reply to his request.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(wish that; second person singular)
a. you hope that
¿Cómo te sientes cuando esperas que algo sea verdad pero resulta falso?How do you feel when you hope that something is true but turns out to be false?
3. (takes for granted that; third person singular)
a. he expects that (masculine)
El presidente dijo que espera que los dos países lleguen pronto a un acuerdo.The president said that he expects that the two countries will soon come to an agreement.
b. he expects (masculine)
¿Le avisaste a Juan que no irías? Espera que estés en la fiesta.Did you tell Juan that you wouldn't come? He expects you to be at the party.
c. she expects that (feminine)
Espera que su hija termine la universidad en cuatro años.She expects that her daughter will finish college in four years.
d. she expects (feminine)
Alicia pidió un préstamo en el banco. Espera que la respuesta sea positiva dado su buen historial crediticio.Alicia applied for a bank loan. She expects the answer to be positive, given her good credit score.
e. expects that
El comité espera que la actividad económica se expanda a un ritmo rápido.The committee expects that economic activity will expand at a quick pace.
f. expects
El partido espera que sus miembros apoyen el proyecto de ley.The party expects its members to support the bill.
4. (take for granted that; second person singular)
a. you expect that
Dadas las circunstancias, usted espera que la inflación aumente, ¿es así?Given the circumstances, you expect that inflation will rise, don't you?
b. you expect
Veo que espera que el presupuesto cubra todos los gastos, pero no creo que sea así.I see that you expect the budget to cover all the expenses, but I think it will not.
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