Spanish English Dictionary

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esperar in English:

1. wait wait

Please wait here.
I’m sorry to keep you waiting.
Whoever is at the door, please ask him to wait.
Nothing could be done, except wait.
If I wait, what's the possibility I can get a seat?
Wait, don't shoot!
My friend recommended that I shouldn't buy an iPad yet, but to wait until I see what Apple's competitors come out with.
Can the matter wait till tomorrow?
If I should be late getting home, please don't wait up for me.
I know you've been waiting a long time, but could you wait just a little bit longer?
I can't wait for spring to come so we can sit under the cherry trees.
I'll mail you the report in a jiffy, so you won't have to wait long.
The operator told me to hang up and wait for a moment.
Did any of you gentlemen wait on this man?
Wait in line, please.

English word "esperar"(wait) occurs in sets:

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2. expect expect

Office managers expect accuracy, efficiency, and dedication.
I expect you can tell from the quoted text, but this is a book written in a colloquial style.
Don't expect anything.
I may be playing the devil's advocate, but I have to ask, what are we going to do if we don't get all the customers we expect?
Just what you'd expect of a young lady, you certainly weren't left to live as you pleased.
I don't understand how in the world they can take your stuff for safekeeping, but then the post office guy has the nerve to tell you "Sorry, we lost it" and expect that to be the end of it.
You can't seriously expect that they won't recognize you in that disguise. That lopsided, dime store moustache is a dead giveaway!
I have these little habits that show themselves when I least expect it, so I have to watch myself.
We cannot expect to have halcyon days until we get safely through the crucial period in life.
He's on the playground, surrounded by 12-year-olds twice a day, five times a week! How do you expect him to be mature?
I expect you've chanted "kuwabara kuwabara" after a lightning flash, or have seen somebody do so.
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
In addition, they expect you to be hardworking, driven and have an outgoing personality with the ability to build rapport quickly.
Air traffic controllers in France are on strike this week so expect a bit of trouble there.
The Venus de Milo is only what's to be expected if you will go on biting your nails.

English word "esperar"(expect) occurs in sets:

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500 verbos más importantes en inglés 251 - 275
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3. to hope to hope

English word "esperar"(to hope) occurs in sets:

500 most important Spanish verbs 26 - 50
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4. look forward to look forward to

I look forward to seeing you soon.
I look forward to seeing you next week.
We look forward to hearing from you
People usually look forward to achieving their goal
I look forward to hearing from you.
I look forward to our meeting.
I look forward to meeting you next year.
I look forward to your responce
I look forward to that party.
I look forward to meeting you.
I really look forward to meeting you.
I look forward to opening Christmas gifts.
I've never looked forward to a journey more. I look forward to your trial.
I look forward to meeting you

English word "esperar"(look forward to) occurs in sets:

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5. to hang on to hang on

English word "esperar"(to hang on) occurs in sets:

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6. to hold on to hold on

He told me to hold on while he fetched his jacket.

English word "esperar"(to hold on) occurs in sets:

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