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English definition of “pin your hopes on sb/sth”

pin your hopes on sb/sth

to hope that someone or something will help you achieve what you wantHoping and hopefulnessPotential
(Definition of pin your hopes on sb/sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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