B1 without hope:
a hopeless situation
- When he first went for treatment at the hospital he seemed to be a hopeless case.
- The characters in his novels inhabit a bleak and hopeless universe.
- "It's hopeless, " he said, shaking his head despondently.
- The situation seems to become more hopeless with every passing day.
- There is no way out of here. We've tried everything - it's hopeless.
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