Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth; pregnant.
"Expecting" is episode 12 of season 1 in the television show Angel. Written by Howard Gordon and directed by David Semel, it was originally broadcast on January 25, 2000 on the WB network. In "Expecting", Cordelia, having spent the night with her charming date, wakes up carrying a near-term pregnancy. Research reveals she and several other women bear the spawn of a Haxil Beast that uses men as sexual surrogates. Angel and Wesley must find a way to break the demon's psychic control over its human incubators before they deliver—an ordeal likely to be lethal to the hosts.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'expecting' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4518
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'expecting' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2650
The numerical value of expecting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of expecting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We were just expecting to go to jail we weren't expecting to get beat up.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get--only with what you are expecting to give--which is everything.
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
I was expecting yields to at least maintain on a year-on-year basis in 2015, but now I'm expecting them to decline by up to five percent.
Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
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