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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a bit difficult to for the You expect the unexpected Jones (left) Ashton's return to Twickenham is particularly poignant given he is facing the nation for whom he won 39 caps before joining Toulon having been deemed surplus to requirements by Jones.
Therefore, at the Agency, we expect the unexpected; no two days are ever alike or the same; no groundhog days here!
You can't really blame him although in my playing days we were always told to expect the unexpected.
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During the interview, expect the unexpected. You might do your research on the course, work on your skills, but unexpected questions or events may strike.
The brighter macroeconomic climate seems to be having the greater influence currently on festive consumer spend, but expect the unexpected in the next week, in-store and online, as the fight for the Christmas spending will go to the wire."
And just like our weather - always expect the unexpected."
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The new branch celebrated its opening with an Expect the Unexpected celebration that included surprising local individuals, charities and businesses with acts of charity and recognition.
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Expect the unexpected as Tudur and his audience enjoy a belly-full of laughter.