1. to look forward to
English word "期望"(to look forward to) occurs in sets:短语动词 - Phrasal verbs
She waited in eager anticipation for Robert to arrive.
Tony sat in nervous anticipation, knowing that his exam results could be there any minute.
The government has reduced tax in anticipation of an early general election.
The little children were full of anticipation before Christmas Day and it was difficult to get them to sleep.
The audience waited in great anticipation, but nothing happened.
It was the aroma of the Christmas cake baking that triggered the anticipations and excitement.
In anticipation of his return from hospital I cleaned the whole house - something I haven't voluntarily done in ages!
in anticipation of our visit
The postponement of the film's sequel has held cinemagoers in eager anticipation for several months.
I just think the anticipation is making me crazy.
Colleges, such as the University of North Dakota, are increasingly offering degrees for piloting drones in anticipation of the drone explosion.
Thanking you in anticipation.
Mother took the clothes off the line in anticipation of rain.
The anticipation is always worse than the calamity.
English word "期望"(anticipation) occurs in sets:词汇 (A-D) - Vocabulary (A-D)