LUCY: Not too many, I hope.
They hope that a vaccine will be available soon.
He hopes to get a place at Oxford University.
I sat down, hoping to remain unnoticed.
We'll speak again.—I hope so.
Will we be late?—I hope not.
vi. the best you can hope for：最佳的处境
Things aren't ideal, but that's the best you can hope for.
vi. to hope against hope：抱有一线希望
She glanced about the hall, hoping against hope that Richard would be waiting for her.
vi. to hope and pray：热切期盼
His many supporters are hoping and praying for success next week.
vi. to hope for the best：往最好的方面想；抱乐观的希望
I took the risk and hoped for the best.
Some companies are cutting costs and hoping for the best.
vi. too much to hope for：奢望；无法实现的事情
I always knew it was too much to hope for.
Nothing can be done except to wait and hope.
I'm hoping for good results.
I hope everything is to your satisfaction, Sir.
I hope you don't mind me coming to see you.
I hope I haven't said anything to upset you.
You're not trying to see him, I hope?
I hope you won't be too harsh with the girl.
I'm the best man for the job, I hope.
n. great hopes;high hopes：抱有很大希望；很有希望；充满信心
Britain has high hopes of winning the Olympic gold medal.
He had no great hopes for the success of his undertaking.
n. not a hope in hell：没有一点希望；绝不可能
You haven't got a hope in hell of doing it.
n. not a hope;some hope：没有希望；不可能
Freedom of information? Some hope!
Not a hope!
n. to build your hopes up：使某人抱有希望
I don't want you to build your hopes up, but I'll have a word with Fred tomorrow.
n. to get your hopes up：抱有很大希望
There is no reason for people to get their hopes up over this mission.
n. to live in hope：（在不太可能的情况下）对…继续抱有希望，痴心妄想
I just live in hope that one day she'll talk to me.
My mother bought lots of tickets and lived in hope of winning the prize.
But now any hope of a reconciliation seems unlikely.
The only hope for underdeveloped countries is to become, as far as possible, self-reliant.
the hopes and dreams of reformers
They have hopes of increasing trade between the two regions.
The delay in the programme has dashed Japan's hopes of commercial success in space.
She never completely gave up hope.
We will be analysing all the things she has told us in the hope that we can locate the person responsible.
He was studying in the hope of being admitted to an engineering college.
My hope is that, in the future, I will go over there and marry her.
All our thoughts are with them and the hope is that he will make a speedy recovery.
England's last hope in the English Open Table Tennis Championships
Roemer represented the best hope for a businesslike climate in Louisiana.