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English definition of “hope for the best”

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hope for the best

to hope that something will be successful or happen in the way you want, even if it seems unlikely: I've repaired it as well as I can - we'll just have to hope for the best.
Translations of “hope for the best”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抱樂觀的態度,盡量往好處想…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抱乐观的态度,尽量往好处想…
(Definition of hope for the best from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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