Wait/Hope/Expect (Esperar)

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Wait/Hope/Expect (Esperar)

Wait = A pause until something happens
You’re WAITing for a bus
Hope = You want something to happen
You HOPE it will be sunny at the weekend (You want to go to the beach)
Expect = You think something will happen
You EXPECT it to rain (It has rained all week, and the forecast says it will continue)

 

Put the correct form of WAIT, HOPE or EXPECT:

1. I´m an Arsenal fan. I ……………………. they win the league this year, but they never do. I …………………………………… Chelsea to win, or Manchester City- we’ll have to ……………………. and see!
2. Who are you ………………………………… for?
I ……………………………….. the plumber to come at any moment. There’s a problem with the boiler. I ………………………. he does a good job!
3. John’s got an exam tomorrow. I don’t ………………………. him to do very well, because he ……………………… until the last moment before studying. Anyway, we can cross our fingers and ………………………………………..!

 

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