Table of Contents
- What is the word when you expect something?
- What do you mean by except?
- What does expecting a baby mean?
- What were you expecting meaning?
What is the word when you expect something?
bank on, count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon), wait (for) envisage, envision, foresee. foretell, predict, prophesy. assume, presume, presuppose. contemplate, eye, view.
What do you mean by except?
To accept is to receive, and except is to exclude, usually. Both are busy little words skipping around to different meanings, but they never run into each other. To accept is to receive something like tea, an idea, or a student into your college: He accepted tea from Annette without looking at her. (
What does expecting a baby mean?
If you say that a woman is expecting a baby, or that she is expecting, you mean that she is pregnant. She was expecting another baby. [
What were you expecting meaning?
You might expect to graduate from a certificate program on time, barring unforeseen events that prevent you from going to class. If you say, simply, “I’m expecting,” people will assume you’re pregnant. Someone disappointed in you might shake his head and say, “I expected more from you.”