Die Übersetzung von "hope" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


verb /həup/

to want something to happen and have some reason to believe that it will or might happen

He’s very late, but we are still hoping he will come
I hope to be in London next month
We’re hoping for some help from other people
It’s unlikely that he’ll come now, but we keep on hoping
‘Do you think it will rain?’ ‘I hope so/not’.
hopeful adjective

(negative unhopeful) full of hope

plein d’espoir
The police are hopeful that they will soon find the killer
The hopeful faces of the children stared at her.
He is hopeful of success.

giving a reason or encouragement for hope

That’s a hopeful signperhaps he is going to change his mind after all.

likely to be pleasant, successful etc

The future looks quite hopeful.
hopefulness noun

hopefully adverb

it is to be hoped that

Hopefully, that will never happen.

in a hopeful way

avec espoir
The dog looked hopefully at the joint of meat.
hopeless adjective

not likely to be successful

sans espoir
It’s hopeless to try to persuade him
a hopeless attempt
The future looks hopeless.

(with at) not good

I’m a hopeless housewife
He’s hopeless at French.

unable to be stopped, cured etc

The doctors considered the patient’s case hopeless
He’s a hopeless liar/idiot.
hopelessly adverb

sans espoir
hopelessness noun

hope against hope

to continue hoping when there is no (longer any) reason for hope.

espérer en dépit de tout
The rescue team hoped against hope that the lost hikers would be found.
hope for the best

to hope that something will succeed, that nothing bad will happen etc.

avoir bon espoir
not (have) a hope

(to be) completely unlikely (to succeed in something)

aucune chance
He hasn’t a hope of getting the job
‘Will he get the job?’ ‘Not a hope!’
raise someone’s hopes

to cause someone to hope, usually when there is no good reason to.

susciter l’espoir chez
It’s unfair to raise people’s hopes like that.

(Die Übersetzung von "hope" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)