expect the unexpected


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expect the unexpected

Be prepared to face unanticipated events or situations. Climbing a mountain has many dangers, so no matter how much you prepare, expect the unexpected.
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We've learned to expect the unexpected in the form of questions from our clients.
TOM MAY has warned Newcastle Falcons to expect the unexpected from new signing Noah Cato, but expects his former Northampton team-mate to make a positive impact between now and the end of the season.
Expect the unexpected this Christmas but don't panic - we've got it covered, from gifts for neighbours who drop by to batteries for the big day Unexpected Guests Best Champagne, Morrisons.
And remember, in addition to reliably finding what you're looking for--always expect the unexpected.
CAPTAIN Ross Ford believes Scotland can expect the unexpected from Tim Visser when the Edinburgh winger makes his long-awaited debut against Fiji tomorrow.
Aaron Cruden Injured All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter has warned his team-mates to expect the unexpected against France in Sunday's World Cup final
The free festival begins today at from 6pm, and don't forget to expect the unexpected when you arrive.
The UZI Tactical Pen is another one of the tools that every police officer should keep in his arsenal for those times that he needs to expect the unexpected.
It's a race where you have to expect the unexpected.
Expect the unexpected as Erick Montes' flamboyantly self-indulgent character changes from one red dress to another, or when a cigarette is passed back and forth (no hands) between two women in patent leather stilettos.
of Michigan Business School) update the text to reflect current conditions, laws, practices and policies as they get managers ready to expect the unexpected and plan accordingly.
But while some things are certain, delegates should also expect the unexpected at General Synod, said Dean Elliot, who recalled the 2001 General Synod in Waterloo, Ont.
Because a tiny wafer of bread becomes the body of Christ, we should expect the unexpected.
Medical disaster physicians need to] keep an open mind and expect the unexpected.