In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(espera)seguimos a la expectativa del anuncio — we are still waiting for the announcement
2(esperanza)expectationdefraudó las expectativas de su padre — he failed to live up to his father's expectations
- causó gran expectativa en la Bolsa — it created an atmosphere of great expectation on the stock exchange
3expectativas feminine plural(perspectivas)prospectsno tengo muchas expectativas — my prospects aren't very good
- no tiene expectativas de futuro con esta empresa — he has no future with this company
- tienen pocas expectativas de ganar — they have little hope of winning
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