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To hope - synonyms or related words



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

hold out hope

to think that something is likely to happen or succeed

have something to live for

to have a reason to want to stay alive

build castles in the air

to have hopes and dreams that are unlikely to become real

live in hope

to be hopeful that something will happen

be betting on something

to have a very strong hope that something will happen, so that this influences what you do

pin your hopes/faith on

to hope very much that someone or something will succeed when everyone or everything else has failed


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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