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to want and expect something to happen or be true
to intend or hope to achieve something
to hope or wish very strongly for something
to think about something that you hope to have or achieve
to think that something is likely to happen or succeed
to have a reason to want to stay alive
to have hopes and dreams that are unlikely to become real
to be hopeful that something will happen
to have a very strong hope that something will happen, so that this influences what you do
to hope very much that someone or something will succeed when everyone or everything else has failed
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the first day of Lent
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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