more than expected

more than expected
more than was estimated

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • more than someone bargained for — more than (someone/something) bargained for something in addition to what was expected. The pain caused by the operation was much more than I bargained for. Usage notes: often used with get: Sarah was looking for a challenge, but she may have… …   New idioms dictionary

  • more than something bargained for — more than (someone/something) bargained for something in addition to what was expected. The pain caused by the operation was much more than I bargained for. Usage notes: often used with get: Sarah was looking for a challenge, but she may have… …   New idioms dictionary

  • more than bargained for — more than (someone/something) bargained for something in addition to what was expected. The pain caused by the operation was much more than I bargained for. Usage notes: often used with get: Sarah was looking for a challenge, but she may have… …   New idioms dictionary

  • more than you bargained for — more than you bargained for/not what you bargained for/ phrase something different from what you expected, especially something worse The babysitter found she had taken on more than she bargained for. Thesaurus: too much, extra and moresynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • more than he bargained for — more than he expected …   English contemporary dictionary

  • more than one bargained for — n. (getting) more than one expected. □ This is certainly more than I bargained for! □ Trouble and more trouble. I’m getting more than I bargained for when I took the job …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • no more than — used for saying that a particular situation or result seems suitable or normal I m glad he lost his job – it s no more than he deserved. Valerie failed, but that was no more than we d expected …   English dictionary

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  • than — W1S1 [ðən strong ðæn] conj, prep [: Old English; Origin: thanne, thAnne] 1.) used when comparing two things, people, situations etc ▪ Natalie was prettier than her sister. ▪ You need that money more than I do. ▪ There were more people there than… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Expected value — This article is about the term used in probability theory and statistics. For other uses, see Expected value (disambiguation). In probability theory, the expected value (or expectation, or mathematical expectation, or mean, or the first moment)… …   Wikipedia

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