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1 hope /ˈhoʊp/ verb
hopes; hoped; hoping
1 hope
/ˈhoʊp/
verb
hopes; hoped; hoping
Learner's definition of HOPE
: to want something to happen or be true and think that it could happen or be true
[no object]
often + for
[+ object]

here's hoping

informal
used to say that you hope something will happen

hope against hope

: to hope for something when you know that it will probably not happen or be true
2 hope /ˈhoʊp/ noun
plural hopes
2 hope
/ˈhoʊp/
noun
plural hopes
Learner's definition of HOPE
: the feeling of wanting something to happen and thinking that it could happen : a feeling that something good will happen or be true
[noncount]
[count]
[noncount] : the chance that something good will happen
[singular] : someone or something that may be able to provide help : someone or something that gives you a reason for hoping
[count] : something that is hoped for

fix your hopes on/upon

see 1fix

in (the) hope of/that

or in hopes of/that
: with the hope that something will happen or could happen

live in hope

chiefly British
: to hope for something when you know that it will probably not happen or be true

pin (all) your hopes on

see pin on at 2pin
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