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hope

verb
 
 
/həʊp/
A2 [I, T] to want something to happen or be true: [+ (that)] I hope that the bus won't be late. We had hoped for better weather than this. "Do you think it's going to rain?" "I hope not!" "Is he coming?" "I hope so."Hoping and hopefulnessPotential
hope to do sth B1 to intend to do something: Dad hopes to retire next year.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “hope”
in Korean 소망하다, 바라다…
in Arabic يَأمَل…
in French espérer…
in Turkish ummak, ümit etmek, beklemek…
in Italian sperare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 希望,盼望…
in Russian надеяться…
in Polish mieć nadzieję…
in Spanish esperar…
in Portuguese esperar…
in German hoffen…
in Catalan esperar…
in Japanese (~を)願う…
in Chinese (Simplified) 希望,盼望…
(Definition of hope verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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