hope against hope Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hope against hope” in the English Dictionary

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hope against hope

to hope very ​strongly that something will ​happen, ​although you ​know it is not ​likely: They're just ​hoping against hope that she's still ​alive.
(Definition of hope against hope from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hope against hope”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抱着万一的希望,存一线希望…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抱著萬一的希望,存一線希望…
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