Expect, hope, wait and look forward to

July 25, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. I ………………. he wins the match.

a) hope

b) expect

c) Either could be used here

2. Maria ……………….. a baby.

a) is expecting

b) is hoping

c) Either could be used here

3. She …………………… that it will be a girl.

a) is hoping

b) is expecting

c) Either could be used here

4. I ……………….. him to call, but he didn’t.

a) expected

b) hoped

c) waited

5. We …………………. to her next visit.

a) are looking forward

b) are expecting

c) are hoping

6. I ………………… him to call any minute now.

a) expect

b) hope

c) wait

7. My parents ………………… so much of me.

a) expected

b) hoped

c) Either could be used here

8. I …………….. I’m not disturbing you.

a) hope

b) expect

9. We ………………… our employees to work a six-day week.

a) expect

b) hope

c) Either could be used here

10. We are still ………………. for him.

a) expecting

b) waiting

c) hoping

Answers

1. I hope he wins the match.

2. Maria is expecting a baby.

3. She is hoping that it will be a girl.

4. I expected him to call, but he didn’t.

5. We are looking forward to her next visit.

6. I expect him to call any minute now.

7. My parents expected so much of me.

8. I hope I’m not disturbing you.

9. We expect our employees to work a six-day week.

10. We are still waiting for him.

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