I am a patient person by nature and fully expected to later take them one or two at a time.
Darian was where he expected to find him: in the gym.
He expected to be punished.
This is what I expected from you--I knew your kindness!
The last was a thought he never expected to have.
I never expected him to be capable of treating you well.
We tend to notice every time the expected effect is triggered by the cause, but may not notice all the times it isn't.
I didn't know you expected a gold-engraved invitation.
By the confidence in his voice, he expected her not only to agree, but to resume her place on his arm.
"Did that go the way you expected?" he asked quietly.
My progress in lip-reading and speech was not what my teachers and I had hoped and expected it would be.
By the look of understanding on his face, he knew what she expected to feel.
Would she be invited along, or would she be expected to stay on the ranch?
There too, as everywhere, I sometimes expected the Visitor who never comes.
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.
He didn't even prattle on about some alleged personal experiences in a diamond mine in Africa, a search for gold or other such nonsense he was expected to resurrect or invent.
He expected to die from starvation.
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.
If he expected a chuckle, he was disappointed.
Adrienne expected a sharp response from Mr. Marsh, but he only regarded his wife thoughtfully for a few moments.
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.
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.
You expected him to come storming after you.
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.
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.
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.
She was ready to hang up but I added the sad news Howie's mother, her aunt Rose, wasn't expected to live.
He expected her to ditch him and run, but the car was tagged and could be tracked.
He hadn't expected her to know how to fight.
My darling, I expected a phone call.
Our friends were greatly surprised to see us, as they had not expected us before the last of this month.
Besides, there was a still more terrible standing invitation to call at every one of these houses, and company expected about these times.
"He says he expected it," she remarked.
His eyes, screwed up with fear as if he every moment expected another blow, gazed up at Rostov with shrinking terror.
Napoleon made ironic remarks during Fabvier's account, as if he had not expected that matters could go otherwise in his absence.
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.
It was probably the last thing he expected to hear, and yet, he knew it was true.
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.
It was the last description of Howie Abbott I expected to hear.
There were more than he expected, and he counted six.
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.
Xander had seemed curious, the opposite of what Jule expected from the father to the creatures Jule regularly killed.
She hadn't expected it to form so fast or so strong.
He'd expected her original reaction to him to be born of shock, but she wrapped her arms around him once again.
She didn't expect it; she expected him to lie rather than point out the flaws in her desperate logic.
She hadn't thought so, but then again, she never expected to end up in Hell.
She'd been molded to exist for one reason and expected to step aside when her purpose was fulfilled.
It sounded as if she expected him to be on the mountain.
When Dean returned to Bird Song, it was mid-morning, but if he expected a quiet empty building with the Dawkinses at the courthouse and the rest of the clientele enjoying the splendors of Ouray, he was wrong.
He expected her to push him away and slap him, and he was prepared to leave and remain furious at her for the next week or two.
The door to the secret library was open, as if Tamer expected him.
The cavern did not come to an end, as they had expected it would, but slanted upward through the great glass mountain, running in a direction that promised to lead them to the side opposite the Mangaboo country.
From that vantage point, if you had tried to look fifty years ahead to what the world would be like in the year 2500 BC, you would have expected very little change.
It is expected to continue into the foreseeable future.
Trials are expected to be open and public.
They expected the king to choose one border or another, not create his own compromise border.
One might have expected to find YouTube making its cameo in the earlier "communication" section, but I deliberately moved it here.
I'm enjoying my work even more than I expected to, which is another way of saying that I'm glad I came.
I only spoke a few words, as I did not know I was expected to speak until a few minutes before I was called upon.
She was slower than he expected her to be in identifying them by their relative weight and size.
Somehow I had expected to see a pale, delicate child--I suppose I got the idea from Dr. Howe's description of Laura Bridgman when she came to the Institution.
It is hardly as if you had seen a wild creature when a rabbit or a partridge bursts away, only a natural one, as much to be expected as rustling leaves.
At Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Andreevich Bolkonski's estate, the arrival of young Prince Andrew and his wife was daily expected, but this expectation did not upset the regular routine of life in the old prince's household.
Princess Mary could not understand the boldness of her brother's criticism and was about to reply, when the expected footsteps were heard coming from the study.
Some, a minority, acknowledged him to be different from themselves and from everyone else, expected great things of him, listened to him, admired, and imitated him, and with them Prince Andrew was natural and pleasant.
We had expected, as I told you, to get at their rear by seven in the morning but had not reached it by five in the afternoon.
His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.
Suddenly he heard musket fire quite close in front of him and behind our troops, where he could never have expected the enemy to be.
He winked at the butler, whispered directions to the footmen, and awaited each expected dish with some anxiety.
"I expected help from you and I get none, none from you either!" said her eyes.
Dolokhov's clear, cold glance met Rostov as soon as he entered the door, as though he had long expected him.
Hoping to enter on an entirely new life quite unlike the old one, he expected everything to be unusual, even more unusual than what he was seeing.
A skull, a coffin, the Gospel--it seemed to him that he had expected all this and even more.
The old man, roused by activity, expected the best results from the new campaign, while Prince Andrew on the contrary, taking no part in the war and secretly regretting this, saw only the dark side.
The servants came out to meet them, and he asked where the old prince was and whether he was expected back soon.
The old prince had gone to the town and was expected back any minute.
He had not at all expected such a sight.
As happens to some people, especially to men who judge those near to them severely, he always on meeting anyone new-- especially anyone whom, like Speranski, he knew by reputation--expected to discover in him the perfection of human qualities.
Next day after her talk with her mother Natasha expected Bolkonski all day, but he did not come.
She listened joyfully (as though she had not expected it) to the charm of the notes reverberating, filling the whole empty ballroom, and slowly dying away; and all at once she felt cheerful.
The thin, hollow-cheeked Chekmar, having got everything ready, kept glancing at his master with whom he had lived on the best of terms for thirty years, and understanding the mood he was in expected a pleasant chat.
He expected the wolf to come his way any moment.
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
But the spirit and the movements were those inimitable and unteachable Russian ones that "Uncle" had expected of her.
The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.
Exploding at the word intriguer, Nicholas, raising his voice, told his mother he had never expected her to try to force him to sell his feelings, but if that were so, he would say for the last time....
Moscow society, from the old women down to the children, received Pierre like a long-expected guest whose place was always ready awaiting him.
Princess Mary sighed, and the expression on her face said: "Yes, that's what I expected and feared."
"I hear they are expected very soon," said Pierre.
Natasha was standing in the middle of the drawing room, emaciated, with a pale set face, but not at all shamefaced as Pierre expected to find her.
On the faces of all was one common expression of joy at the commencement of the long-expected campaign and of rapture and devotion to the man in the gray coat who was standing on the hill.
Nothing was ready for the war that everyone expected and to prepare for which the Emperor had come from Petersburg.
Balashev said that in Russia the best results were expected from the war.
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.
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.
Those who had quitted Moscow already in July and at the beginning of August showed that they expected this.
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.
That evening she expected several important personages who had to be made ashamed of their visits to the French theater and aroused to a patriotic temper.
Had he expected to live he could not have said those words in that offensively cold tone.
From all these reports it was evident that where they had expected to meet a single division there was now the whole French army marching from Moscow in an unexpected direction--along the Kaluga road.
So it was at Krasnoe, where they expected to find one of the three French columns and stumbled instead on Napoleon himself with sixteen thousand men.
Kutuzov seemed not to understand what was expected of him.
"I never expected anything else of him," said Princess Mary to herself, feeling a joyous sense of her love for him.
But instead of being greeted with pleasure as she had expected, at his first glance at her his face assumed a cold, stiff, proud expression she had not seen on it before.
"I expected nothing else," she told herself, calling her pride to her aid.
Pierre had gone to Petersburg on business of his own for three weeks as he said, but had remained there nearly seven weeks and was expected back every minute.
Having taken precautions against the general drunkenness to be expected on the morrow because it was a great saint's day, he returned to dinner, and without having time for a private talk with his wife sat down at the long table laid for twenty persons, at which the whole household had assembled.
Natasha, who had long expected to be fetched to nurse her baby, now heard the nurse calling her and went to the nursery.
It was something she had been told often, but never expected to be asked.
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.
She expected Darkyn to have severed her ability to leave.
Friends had probably brought her candy in their bags, and she expected to find some in mine.
She kept going to the door, as if she expected some one, and every now and then she would touch her cheek, which is her sign for her mother, and shake her head sadly.
This morning she planted her doll and showed me that she expected her to grow as tall as I. You must see that she is very bright, but you have no idea how cunning she is.
The commander in chief is expected and you leave your place?
His suite, not having expected this, involuntarily came closer to him.
He expected to be at once presented to the Emperor.
The old man is here and his son's expected any day.
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.
"Sire, I expected nothing less than to find you at the gates of Moscow," replied de Beausset.
The trip to the airport and the flight to Illinois were both uneventful, the hotel accommodations better than they could have expected on such short notice.
Everyone was staring at her as if they expected her to faint or something.
Surely she couldn't be expected to commute that kind of distance on a regular basis.
They just aren't expected to stray too far from the homestead in the process – or get paid for it.
If I expected a warm response, I was mistaken.
She wasn't sure what she expected from him, but she was relieved to see he was neither angry nor sad.
The tome was far heavier than she expected, made of something much different than cardboard and paper.
Pumpkin's original deposit with Bird Song was overdrawn and requests for further funds were excused away, purportedly awaiting some expected but unexplained bounty via the mail.
He never expected there to be so many.
According to Portio Research7.8 trillion SMS messages were sent in 2011, and it is expected that 2012's number will come in at ten trillion.
Young people, who would be expected to do the dying if another war came, are generally more determined to keep the peace than their elders.
It was like travelling into a far country, such as I had never expected to behold, to lie there for one night.
She had determined not to tell her and persuaded her father to hide the terrible news from her till after her confinement, which was expected within a few days.
I expected nothing else.
He was a good looking man, and probably expected such attention.
Damian hadn't expected his day to be so eventful.
Xander didn't move like she expected a man his size to move.
She ended up in her room as expected and left for the girl's room three doors down.