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Expressions of hope

hopefully

adverb

used for saying that you hope something will happen

I’d like to think (that)

used for saying that you hope something is true although it may not be

with any luck

used for saying that you hope a particular thing happens

let’s hope

used for saying that you hope something is true or will happen

I trust (that)

used for saying that you hope and expect that something is true

I hope so

used in replies to questions for saying that you would like something to happen

ideally

adverb

used for saying what you would like to happen or how things should be if everything that you wanted were possible

may

modal verb

used for expressing a hope or a wish

no news is good news

used for expressing the hope that because no news has been received about someone, nothing bad has happened to them

I hope not

used for saying that you do not want something to happen or be true

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