Expect, Hope and Wait Exercise at Auto-English

Expect, Hope and Wait Exercise at Auto-English

expect - is predicting what will happen
hope - is wanting something to happen
wait - is a physical activity

Fill the gaps with expect, hope or wait.


Although I really want Valencia FC to win the match, I ___________ Real Madrid will.

2 You're a liar and I ___________ I never ever see you again in my life!
3 I had to ___________ for the train at Angel Guimerą for what seemed like an eternity.
4 We'll just have to ___________ and see what happens.
5 If you ___________ me to wear a tie, you can forget it.
6 I haven't heard from Pete for ages. I ___________ he's OK.
7 The experts ___________ a crash in house prices around the middle of next year.
8 You ___________ a film with Sean Connery in it to be great but this was really dreadful.
9 I get very annoyed when people make me ___________ .
10 My parents ___________ me to follow Daddy's footsteps but I don't want to be an accountant.
11 Never lose ___________. Determination will get you there.
12 Her mobile was switched off. I decided to ___________ for her for twenty minutes and then go shopping if she didn't turn up.


Written by Bob Wilson ©Robert Clifford McNair Wilson 2005