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used for saying that you hope something will happen
used for saying that you hope something is true although it may not be
used for saying that you hope a particular thing happens
used for saying that you hope something is true or will happen
used for saying that you hope and expect that something is true
used in replies to questions for saying that you would like something to happen
used for saying what you would like to happen or how things should be if everything that you wanted were possible
used for expressing the hope that because no news has been received about someone, nothing bad has happened to them
used for saying that you do not want something to happen or be true
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a small boat used for racing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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