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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Default ... up to your expectation/s...

    When your examination results are not up to your expectation / expectations, you will be disappointed. This is natural.

    Which word should I use? I would use 'expectations', but I don't know the reason for my choice.

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    SoothingDave is offline VIP Member
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    Default Re: ... up to your expectation/s...

    You are correct. We have expectations.

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