Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1.1(expect)to anticipate -ing — tener previsto + inf
the police do not anticipate violence — la policía no prevé actos de violencia
- we don't anticipate making any major changes
- I don't anticipate any problems — no creo que vaya a haber ningún problema
- it was more difficult than anticipated — resultó más difícil de lo que se había previsto / de lo que se esperaba
1.2(look forward to)esperaran eagerly anticipated event — un acontecimiento esperado con ansiedad
- This should draw a huge crowd to O'Hara Park as the clash will be eagerly awaited and anticipated by players, fans and supporters alike of both teams.
- He spent his early years basking in the glow of late-night radio, listening to big-band jazz blasting live from hotels across London and eagerly anticipating the next hot chorus.
- Carl and Kim had been eagerly anticipating the birth after Kim, a 33-year-old insurance account executive, discovered she was pregnant last year.
- Rainman is due home in half an hour and I'm eagerly anticipating the ratcheting sound of the La-Z-Boy as he settles in for an evening of television viewing.
- Many victims' families, who must decide whether to pursue private litigation or seek a payout from a national compensation fund, were eagerly anticipating the ruling.
- Like most industry insiders, renowned architecture critic Hugh Pearman is eagerly anticipating an epic battle culminating in a wonderful icon for the city of Glasgow.
- I began collecting craft books in early November, eagerly anticipating the barrage of oohs and aahs coming my way from admiring December guests.
- The female following are also eagerly anticipating the launch of the season, and particularly the production of the customary team line-up photograph.
- By the time Shane stepped through the ropes, the crowd, eagerly anticipating his arrival, had already risen to a fever pitch.
- I live in Wigginton, not exactly out in the ‘sticks’, and have been eagerly anticipating broadband Internet access.
- Who Bares Wins is set against the backdrop of a remote community eagerly anticipating the arrival of the rambler and also explores society's attitudes to nudity.
- The school has been housed in cramped and poorly ventilated portables for several years and was eagerly anticipating a permanent location.
- Those who are familiar with George's somewhat unusual ideas, will no doubt be eagerly anticipating the arrival of the new attraction.
- The move has been welcomed by the county council and local community leaders, who are eagerly anticipating the re-opening of the unit and the creation of new jobs.
- We are eagerly anticipating the arrival of many more baby animals, including lambs and more piglets, over the forthcoming weeks.
- Probably my most anticipated show of the week is Gang of Four at Irving Plaza.
- Tuesday was probably the most anticipated day of the week, as it was Wayne Cooper's time to shine.
- Probably your most highly anticipated day will be the dietary cheat days, of which there are three.
- From England's point of view these were quite useful, confidence-building preparations for the much anticipated Ashes series later this summer.
- The stage fright seemingly mounted when he had to tune up in front of a full room anticipating his first song of the set.
2.1(foresee and act accordingly)(movements/objections/needs) preverI anticipated the blow — vi venir el golpe
- The basis of the case I had prepared neither required nor anticipated such witness attendance and perhaps with hindsight I should have walked away at this stage.
- And so we are prepared to anticipate those requests.
- Of course we had anticipated this, had prepared Lucky for Stone's questions.
- Even if detailed discussion is not possible, relevant historical details should be taken to anticipate problems and prepare appropriately for the arrival of the preterm infant.
- We anticipate his moves and prepare counter-moves to exploit them.
- It just helps if they can anticipate it by being aware of the condition and the drugs their patients take.
- Looking back, I guess I should have anticipated the trouble before it even started.
- This information allowed our soldiers to prepare mentally and anticipate the actions they would be required to take.
- The D major conclusion blazed forth in its full glory, brilliantly anticipated by a momentary slowing of the tempo just before the final outburst.
- They must make all of the following preparations when anticipating the care of a latex-allergic patient.
- He actually winced, anticipating a full on attack.
- Gradually she began anticipating the commands, predicting their needs, and their desires, until they didn't even have to ask.
- Your course is entirely predictable and can be anticipated by the predator.
- The new system suggests that we need to organize health care to predict and anticipate needs based on knowledge of patients, local conditions and a thorough knowledge of the natural history of illness.
- ‘These are to be anticipated and there are probably more to come,’ he said.
- PT Datascrip stands as one among the most active companies that has foreseen and anticipated the need of security related products here.
- Consideration of seasonal changes emphasizes how plants do not just respond to their environment, but predict or anticipate it.
- I probably didn't anticipate the gravity of what the media was going to do, how they were going to respond to this.
- Football stars and fans all over the world are already eagerly anticipating the next World Cup, which the game's ruling body is promising will be the best ever staged.
- We cannot predict nor anticipate their behaviour, or that they will even be there.
- Argyle said it's just what was anticipated when long-range forecasts predicted up to 10 days without significant rain for most of the province.
- Formal orders in this regard are anticipated in a day or so.
- Given what is at stake the winners can anticipate a probable quarter-final against Wales.
- The results could help weather forecasters make long-term predictions, and anticipate general climate patterns up to a year in advance.
- They will see it for what it was, a colossal series of stupid decisions that should have been, and were, anticipated and predicted by a wide range of people who should have been listened to.
- In addition, physicians may not anticipate predictable side effects of narcotics and may not educate their patients about them.
- But the nature of research is such that the results cannot be anticipated, so predicting what the next major advancements will be is really informed guesswork.
- For this reason members of some groups are sometimes in a better position than members of others to understand and anticipate the probable consequences of implementing particular social policies.
- Organizations that operate in strongly competitive markets cannot take an approach based solely on plans that anticipate a predictable future.
- The recognition of this identity is a catalyst to anticipate the future and predict whether the opposition politics are sustainable or not.
- In the future, however, Allard predicts that gamers will expect rather than anticipate that kind of technology.
- He probably anticipated the way things were moving in terms of the moral and social climate.
- Another candidate for evaluating luck, volatility, is an amalgam of probability and payout that anticipates sizes of bankroll fluctuations during a game.
- We can derive that anticipated probability by adding assumptions that we believe are generally realistic.
- A dramatic improvement in health status is anticipated with life expectancy going beyond current forecasts.
- I sampled my mushrooms expectantly, anticipating an explosion of subtle flavours.
- And we brought down crime, probably, two to three times more than I ever anticipated or would have predicted.
- Forecasters are anticipating a good September so maybe we will have another month or so before the autumn clear up begins.
- The car parks were converted from Pay and Display to Pay on Foot at a cost of £450,000, which means that customers pay for the time they use rather than having to anticipate payment in advance.
- Don't brake suddenly but anticipate the turn in advance, and make smooth steering inputs.
2.2(preempt)anticiparse aadelantarse athey anticipated us by publishing their version first — se nos anticiparon / adelantaron publicando antes su versión
3.1(income/inheritance) gastar de antemano(command) anticiparse a(command) adelantarse a
3.2(be precursor of)anticiparse a
- While he professed a disdain for pure theory, Giblin anticipated some elements of the relationship between trade, national income, and employment that informed Keynesian economics.
- His theory of imperialism anticipated European unification and contradictions associated today with globalization of production and markets.
- Bolzano's theories of mathematical infinity anticipated Georg Cantor's theory of infinite sets.
- It is important to note that for a homogeneous population our results, in terms of epidemic type and outcome, are as anticipated from the deterministic theory.
- Beyond anticipating elements of the modern theory, George's writings added to the moral foundation of the free trade argument.
- Back in the 19th century, Dilthey appears to have come closest to anticipating Buhler's classification of theories.
- For Darwin, each seed is a tiny universe, and in his poetic fashion, Darwin anticipates the poetry of modern atomic theory.
- His book The Grammar of Science was remarkable in that it anticipated some of the ideas of relativity theory.
- It would not be too much to say that Stein's development over a lifetime is anticipated completely with regard to subject matter, sense and grammar - in Sterne.
- His assertion that tautologies were the only secure predictions anticipates similar views of social scientists in recent decades.
- It is in this dimension of her drama that I find Cavendish anticipates écriture féminine as advanced by Hélène Cixous.
- Topically, the first movement, at least, anticipates Richard Strauss's Eine Alpensinfonie, although Strauss's symphony is a great deal more advanced.