My progress in lip-reading and speech was not what my teachers and I had hoped and expected it would be.
There too, as everywhere, I sometimes expected the Visitor who never comes.
By the look of understanding on his face, he knew what she expected to feel.
It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.
"Did that go the way you expected?" he asked quietly.
I didn't know you expected a gold-engraved invitation.
He did not finish his sentence, but his tone showed how highly he thought of his friend and how much he expected of him in the future.
I switched boats mid stream and expected you to follow me.
Over supper they talked of the expected foal, the ranch, and everything but why they hadn't talked much for the last four days.
By the confidence in his voice, he expected her not only to agree, but to resume her place on his arm.
There were more than he expected, and he counted six.
It was about a foot in diameter at the big end, and he had expected to get a good saw-log, but it was so rotten as to be fit only for fuel, if for that.
It was probably the last thing he expected to hear, and yet, he knew it was true.
What she expected to see when she turned was Sarah's white Plymouth, but the car that stopped before the house was Allen's red Eagle Talon.
Lisa leaned over the sack and examined the cookies with the expected enthusiasm.
Adrienne expected a sharp response from Mr. Marsh, but he only regarded his wife thoughtfully for a few moments.
Anyway, my point was that women are expected to do all the things I'm doing on this job.
His mother wasn't doing well and from what we could gather from his vague conversations, she wasn't expected to recover.
She was ready to hang up but I added the sad news Howie's mother, her aunt Rose, wasn't expected to live.
It was the last description of Howie Abbott I expected to hear.
He hadn't thought twice about Toni's message that he'd delivered the package from the stash house to his condo until he walked in and discovered the vamp he expected was a woman.
He expected her to ditch him and run, but the car was tagged and could be tracked.
She wasn't sure what she expected when she faced him, but it wasn't the gangly young man with large, uncertain brown eyes.
"I doubt he expected the bad guys to find me," she replied.
He expected these days to be his last, but he'd give the order to decimate the entire state if it meant humanity as a whole survived.
He hadn't expected her to know how to fight.
My darling, I expected a phone call.
She hadn't expected it to form so fast or so strong.
She didn't expect it; she expected him to lie rather than point out the flaws in her desperate logic.
The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.
If it is said that he expected to end the campaign by occupying Moscow as he had ended a previous campaign by occupying Vienna, there is much evidence to the contrary.
Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
Napoleon made ironic remarks during Fabvier's account, as if he had not expected that matters could go otherwise in his absence.
"Sire, I expected nothing less than to find you at the gates of Moscow," replied de Beausset.
They seemed not to have expected him to talk like anybody else, and the discovery that he did so delighted them.
But contrary to what had always happened in their former battles, instead of the news they expected of the enemy's flight, these orderly masses returned thence as disorganized and terrified mobs.
Even before he gave that order the thing he did not desire, and for which he gave the order only because he thought it was expected of him, was being done.
Those who had quitted Moscow already in July and at the beginning of August showed that they expected this.
I expected nothing else.
Helene with an uneasy smile looked at his curly hair and his plump, clean-shaven, blackish cheeks and every moment expected the conversation to take a fresh turn.
When he woke up on the morning after his return to Moscow and his interview with Count Rostopchin, he could not for some time make out where he was and what was expected of him.
From that time, during all the rest of the Rostovs' journey, at every halting place and wherever they spent a night, Natasha never left the wounded Bolkonski, and the doctor had to admit that he had not expected from a young girl either such firmness or such skill in nursing a wounded man.