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1(result/outcome) previsibleI knew you'd say that, you're so predictable — sabía que ibas a decir eso, siempre sales con lo mismo
- he got drunk — that was predictable — se emborrachó — era de esperar
- There was a time when guests and callers were moderate and predictable in their comments.
- It was the only surprise in an otherwise predictable annual awards ceremony announced this weekend.
- Looking back, he sees his reaction as sadly predictable after years of psychological bullying.
- Babies are not machines and cannot be programmed how and when to behave and they are not always predictable.
- Even if the story is on predictable lines, music and dialogue impart the momentum.
- A scientific theory of IR leads us to expect states to behave in certain predictable ways.
- It's easy to guess the inevitable response because people are genuinely predictable.
- Your course is entirely predictable and can be anticipated by the predator.
- So, the art to urban driving, is being predictable, and being able to tell what other roads users are most likely to do.
- Look here Bobby, if something is inevitable then it is also predictable.
- He was always so predictable, and now he was behaving completely out of character.
- These were fairly predictable problems, yet he appeared not to have anticipated them at all.
- The mother-of-one is equally prepared for predictable praise directed at her.
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