She met his expectant gaze.
I remained still and expectant; a chilling terror crept over me.
He gave her a grateful look, but was still expectant and looking for someone.
He watched the expectant look turn to one of disbelief.
I'm sorry I wasn't able to get a hold of you last night, the nurse said with an expectant look.
The friendly herd followed them, crowding the expectant mother.
All were silent, expectant of what was to follow, for this was clearly only a prelude.
Considering the important part played by the Egyptian sojourn of the Hebrews, as narrated in the Scriptures, it was certainly not an overenthusiastic prediction that the Egyptian monuments when fully investigated would divulge important references to Joseph, to Moses, and to the all-important incidents of the Exodus; but half a century of expectant attention in this direction has led only to disappointment.
But before taking further steps he retired to Versailles, then a hunting lodge, and there, listening to two of Richelieu's friends, Claude de Saint-Simon, father of the memoir writer, and Cardinal La Valette, sent for Richelieu in the evening, and while the salons of the Luxembourg were full of expectant courtiers the king was reassuring the cardinal of his continued favour and support.
In 1602 Cecil was engaged in dark plots against James; the rising of Essex (of which James probably was expectant) had failed; but by the end of the year Cecil had entered into a secret understanding with James to favour his claims to the English succession.
The king proposed that the actual noble holders of crown property should either pay an annual sum of 200,000 rix-dollars, to be allowed for out of any further crown lands subsequently falling in to them, or should surrender a fourth of the expectant property itself to the estimated amount of 600,000 rix-dollars.
This scepticism took form in the school, most active between 1860 and 1880, known as the school of "Expectant Medicine."