From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhat can/do you expect?what can/do you expect?spokenEXPECT used to say that you are not surprised by something unpleasant or disappointingHe was late, but what do you expect? →expect
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what can/do you expect?• Sad about the Derwent but what can we expect?• Sure, what do you expect for that kind of money?• What do you expect from an also-ran business publication like Fortune?• Nothing spectacular but what do you expect from beginners?!!!• What can you expect from those young people in the small towns.• What can we expect in the future?