Simon m'attend à la gare." can mean expects me at the station?

JenniferC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Simon m'attend à la gare." can mean expects me at the station?

I thought that only with the reflexive s'attendre à, would it be translated as expect. Is that an incorrect understanding on my part?
Asked 3 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Bonjour Jennifer !

You use "s'attendre à" with something, an event, but to express "to expect [someone]", you can only use the verb "attendre [quelqu'un]".

I hope that's helpful!
À bientôt !
LizC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thanks for the info though I don’t think I saw this explanation in the lesson; I may have missed it. So Simon m’attend á la gare means: waiting for AND expecting? I got this question half right for the same reason as Jennifer. 

Simon m'attend à la gare." can mean expects me at the station?

I thought that only with the reflexive s'attendre à, would it be translated as expect. Is that an incorrect understanding on my part?

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