Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Expectation"

The meaning of "Expectation" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa ‎What are the expectations of various young people in the movie, other than the main characters??
A: The question is asking what the other young characters in the movie are wanting or thinking will happen.

Expectations= what you thought something would be like

“What did you think of the restaurant?”
“Honestly, my expectations were low (you were thinking it wasn’t going to be very good) but I liked it!”

Q: O que significa Which is correct?

>I’m not sure what your expectations are.
>I’m not sure about what your expectations are.
>I’m not sure what are your expectations.
A: The first one is the most natural, but 2 is also good. 3 is wrong.
Q: O que significa I don't want to set false expectation?
A: “I don’t want to set false expectations.” Means I don’t want to hope for (expect) something that I know I will not be able to achieve realistically.
Q: O que significa Her expectations heading into the tournament were only to make the cut.?
A: "to make the cut" is a phrase meaning to get an equal or better score to avoid elimination.
Q: O que significa tense expectations?
A: "Expectations" means someone is expecting, anticipating, something. The think something is about to happen. They are "tense" if they don't know whether the thing happening will be good or bad; they are nervous and anxious.

Example sentences using "Expectation"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com beyond expectations.
A: = When Haruto spoke to the convention members in English, it was beyond expectations. We were really proud of him.
= The latest figures on the global AIDS epidemic are frightening beyond expectations.
= To place on top, you have to prove yourself beyond expectations.
= So far this season, Horii has fulfilled that mission beyond expectation.
= Organizer Ian Sosser said it succeeded " way beyond expectations ."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "expectation".
A: Here are some common expressions:
1. [subject] has high/low expectations (for [other subject]).
examples: “Our teachers have really high expectations for us on the final exams tomorrow.” “It’s alright, you don’t have to do well, I have low expectations for you anyway.” “She has high expectations! We can’t let her down!”
2. [subject] has raised/lowered their expectations (of [other subject]).
examples: “She shouldn’t raise her expectations so high.” “Because of you, he has lowered his expectations of our family!”
3. [subject’s] expectation is that/expectations are that...
example: “My expectation is that you will have improved by 5:30!” “Mom’s expectations are that we will do our homework and finish our chores.”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com expectation.
A: Did the movie meet your expectation?

It exceeded my expectations.

He/She/They didn't live up to my expectation.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com expectation .
A: “My expectations were set too high.”
“Her uncles expectations were never high enough.”
“The man expected her to arrival early.”
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com expectations .
A: Having too many expectations might disappoint you

Synonyms of "Expectation" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Because what I replied to you didn't meet your expectations e Because what I replied to you didn't meet what you expected to be ?
A: The second one doesn’t make sense to me/isn’t anything I’ve ever heard. Do you have a picture or something to show me where you are reading this?
Q: Qual é a diferença entre expectation e expectancy ?
A: "Expectation" is used when there is a common agreement on what will happen (what is to be expected).

"Expectancy" is used usually about one's own expectations, and usually about something positive that will happen.

"There is an expectation that you are not to be late to your job."
"He tends to go too far with his expectations of other people."

"She walked with a spring in her step, engrossed in the air of expectancy."
"Don't trail off too much with your expectancies. Stay grounded in reality."

Note: Expectancy is a less common word, and in most cases, expectation can and will be used. They are mostly interchangeable.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre exceed their expectations e exceed their expecting ?
A: Exceed their expectations is correct.
exceed their expecting is not correct. Could be said 'exceed what they were expecting'.
"You have a great team. The fans are 100% for you. Please try to exceed their expectations."
"I was hoping for a polite 'Thank you.' Your gratitude greatly exceeded what I was expecting."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre he has high expectations for salary, responsibility and job flexibility. e he has high expectations of salary, responsibility and job flexibility. ?
A: In that sentence expectations would be plural because it is talking about women (being multiple.) not a woman (which is singular.) If the sentence said "A woman who has a high expectation of marriage is often disappointed." the noun (woman) isn't plural so the word expectation isn't either (in most cases.) But the sentence "A woman that has high expectations of marriage is often disappointed." It is only talking about one person yet expectations is plural. (I'm sorry if i've confused you.) The word expectation(s) is word that isn't always plural and also isn't a word that can never be plural. Weather it is plural or not depends on the situation and sentence you are using it in. (Again, i'm really sorry if i didn't help and just confused you!) If you are talking in a formal context (at a job, or writing a paper.) the first sentence would be better to use. But if you are talking to friends you could use the second sentence that you wrote. (I only corrected you because I've had teachers that would've corrected me for using the second sentence. That being said, some people may look at the second sentence and think that's it's wrong, and some may look at it and think that it is correct. It all depends on how you were taught.)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre expectation e expectancy ?
A: Expectation and expectancy mean the same thing to me.
Maybe in different contexts.
For example, I could have an expectation for it to be sunny tomorrow.
Or, there is an expectancy for it to be sunny tomorrow.
Both mean the same thing in the end.
Hope this helps!

Translations of "Expectation"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Did you give any expectations to me?
A: What do you expect of me?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "beyond one's expectations" in negative meaning
A: The girl’s skills were not beyond one’s expectations.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? I can’t do that, you’ve put your expectations too high on me. ( I feel something is wrong with this sentence.)
A: thank you so much :)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I don't think I could live up to your expectation
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? have high expectation on children”s academic performance?
A: we have...

Other questions about "Expectation"

Q: maybe put some extra expectation on myself soa natural?
A: Spot on😊
Q: "i don't want to kick up his expectation so i can amaze him whenever i want. that's why i'm holding my standard low." soa natural?
A: It's so natural. But, remember that "i" is always capitalize "I". And always remember the breath mark the ",".
Q: We examined the expectation of customers randomly regarding the price. 85% of survey respondents evaluated the product highly. While we have to raise the cost because persistent extremely high material prices. soa natural?
A: In the first sentence, I would change "examined" to "surveyed" because examined sounds like you're testing them rather than asking for their opinion. I would also change the position of "random" in the first sentence to:
We randomly surveyed the expectation of customers regarding the price (of the product).
We surveyed the expectations of random customers regarding the price (of the product).

I think the second sentence is a little weird because of the context.
If you mean the customers though the price was high/expensive, I would change the second sentence to:
85% of the (survey) respondents thought the product was (too) expensive.
85% of the (survey) respondents thought the price was too high.

For the third sentence, I would change "while (~하는 동안)" to "but (~하지만)." I also think you need to take out either "persistent" or "extremely" they don't work well together in this case:
But we have to raise the cost because of persistently high material prices. (값이 계속 올리다라는 뜻)
But we have to raise the cost because of extremely high material prices. (값이 너무 비싸다라는 뜻)
Q: Lowering your expectation would be better attitude/mindset to have at this point, I think? soa natural?
A: I think lowering your expectations would be a better mindset to have at this point.

In English most of the time "I think" is used at the front. You can also put it at the back as well, as an afterthought, it's perfectly fine. Just wanted to point this out because 것 같다 is used at the end 😊
Q: I know that I have been procrastinating is because I'm afraid to fail my own expectation. soa natural?
A: I know that I've been procrastinating because I'm afraid of not being able to meet my own expectations.

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