Cách dùng động từ"expect"tiếng anh

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Bên cạnh Sửa bài IELTS SPEAKING PART 1-2-3 topic Work/Study(Sửa & Làm lại 4 lần - HS đạt 7.5), IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Cách dùng động từ"expect"tiếng anh

I. Kiến thức liên quan

IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Cách dùng "represent" tiếng anh

II. Cách dùng động từ"expect"

1."expect"là ngoại động từ

2. Cách dùng

2.1. Mang nghĩa"mong chờ; trông mong; trông đợi"

=If you expect something to happen, you believe that it will happen/If you are expecting something or someone, you believe that they will be delivered to you or come to you soon, often because this has been arranged earlier.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  •  ...a council workman who expects to lose his job in the next few weeks. 
  • They no longer expect corporate profits to improve.
  • The talks are expected to continue until tomorrow.
  • Few expected that he would declare his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
  • It is expected that the new owner will change the yacht's name.
  • Don't expect me till you see me (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: đừng ngóng chờ tôi, lúc nào có thể đến là tôi sẽ đến)
  • This is the parcel which we have been expecting from New York (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: đây là cái gói mà chúng tôi đã mong đợi từ New York)
  • They expect a gradual improvement in sales of new cars.
  • I am expecting several important letters but nothing has arrived. 
  • I wasn't expecting a visitor.
  • We were expecting him home again any day now.

2.2. Mang nghĩa"đòi hỏi cái gì (ở ai), nhất là như một quyền hạn hoặc bổn phận"

=If you expect something, or expect a person to do something, you believe that it is your right to have that thing, or the person's duty to do it for you.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • He wasn't expecting our hospitality. 
  • I do expect to have some time to myself in the evenings.
  • I wasn't expecting you to help. 
  • I expect you to be punctual (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: tôi yêu cầu ông phải đúng giờ)
  • You will be expected to work on Saturdays (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: người ta sẽ yêu cầu anh phải làm việc các ngày thứ bảy)
  • Is this a rational thing to expect of your partner, or not?
  • She realizes now she expected too much of Helen.

2.3. Mang nghĩa"cho rằng, nghĩ rằng"

=to think that something will happen/to think that it is right or reasonable that something should happen


  • expect (that)
  • expect someone/something to do something
  • when you least expect it
  • half expect (=think that something might happen)
  • as expected (=in the way you expected)
  • expect to do something
  • expect someone/something to do something
  • expect something of/from someone

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • We’re expecting good weather at the weekend. 
  • The trial is expected soon. 
  • Investors expect that the rate of inflation will rise. 
  • I didn’t really expect you to understand. 
  • We were expecting the letter to arrive by now. 
  • An accident can happen at any time, just when you least expect it. 
  • She half expected him to be angry with her. 
  • As expected, the party was a great success.
  • Our customers expect good service. 
  • I expect to get paid on time. 
  • It’s not fair to expect me to do all the housework. 
  • the level of fitness expected of a professional footballer

2.4. Mang nghĩa"có mang, có thai"

=If you say that a woman is expecting a baby, or that she is expecting, you mean that she is pregnant.


  • Với nghĩa này, expect thường chia tiếp diễn 

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • She was expecting another baby.
  • I hear Dawn's expecting again

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