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期待, きたい

  • kitai


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • expectation
  • anticipation
  • hope

Examples of 期待,きたい in a Sentence

Let's hope for the best anyway.
He raised our expectations only to disappoint us.
She expects him to show up on Saturday afternoon.
The new teacher was a disappointment to the class.
To sum up, we can say that his new novel is disappointing.
Don't get your hopes up too much.
The bank rate cut is expected to relieve the severe financial squeeze that has hit industry.
The result proved disappointing.
These quotations were effective in sending complex messages to his friends, because, in his day, people could quote from such authors with every expectation of being understood.
I have been a disappointment to my parents.

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