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  1. List of paraphrases for "expecting":

    waiting, awaiting, expects, wait

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  1. Tom Hopkins:

    You begin by always expecting good things to happen

  2. Mustafa Moussi:

    Even with the best efforts of the firefighters we are expecting the worst in the coming hours, the scale of the disaster will increase further.

  3. Lucy Dadayan:

    Moving forward, states should be cautious about income tax revenue and shouldn't be expecting the strong growth they've seen in April.

  4. Shaun Osborne:

    The rate hike was not at all surprising. The markets were, however, expecting a dovish hike and we haven't got that... That accounts for the rally we've seen in the Canadian dollar, the initial headlines from the bank are... downplaying some of the big concerns they've had with regard to the domestic economy, trade and housing.

  5. Theodore Rubin:

    The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.

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