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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hope /houp/
  • danh từ
    • hy vọng
      • to pin (anchor) one's hopes on...: đặt hy vọng vào...
      • vague hopes: những hy vọng mơ hồ
      • to be past (beyond) hope: không còn hy vọng gì nữa
    • nguồn hy vọng
      • he was their last hope: anh ấy là nguồn hy vọng cuối cùng của họ
    • to give up (resign) all hope
      • từ bỏ mọi hy vọng
    • in vain hope
      • hy vọng hão huyền, uổng công
    • while there is life there's is hope
      • (xem) while
  • động từ
    • hy vọng
      • to hope for something: hy vọng cái gì, trông mong cái gì
      • to hope against hope: hy vọng hão
Concise Dictionary
+a specific instance of feeling hopeful
+the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
+grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
+someone (or something) on which expectations are centered
+United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)
+one of the three Christian virtues
+expect and wish
+be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes
+intend with some possibility of fulfilment

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 desire, wish, expectation, yearning, hankering, craving, longing, fancy; ambition, (day)dream:
It was always my hope that you would go to university.
2 prospect, promise, expectation, expectancy, confidence, anticipation, assumption, security, faith, conviction, belief, trust:
We had given up hope of being rescued.
3 aspire, count or rely on or upon, anticipate, contemplate, foresee, look forward to, expect, await, wait:
After all these years, he is still hoping to meet the girl of his dreams
4 trust; wish, want, desire; Dialect expect:
I hope my ship will come in soon. I hope to see the last of her tomorrow.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb
~ (for sth) to want sth to happen and think that it is possible: [V] We are hoping for good weather on Sunday. + All we can do now is wait and hope. + 'Do you think it will rain?' 'I hope not.' + 'Will you be back before dark?' 'I hope so, yes.' + The exam went better than I'd dared hope. + I'll see you next week, I hope. + [V (that)] I hope (that) you're okay. + I can only hope (that) there has been some mistake. + Detectives are hoping (that) witnesses will come forward. + Let's hope we can find a parking space. + [VN (that)] It is hoped that over £10 000 will be raised. + [V to inf] She is hoping to win the gold medal. + We hope to arrive around two. + What had he hoped to achieve? - EXPECT
Help Note: Hope can be used in the passive in the form it is hoped that .... For must always be used with hope in other passive sentences: The improvement that had been hoped for never came. + The hoped-for improvement never came.
Idioms: hope against hope (that ...) to continue to hope for sth although it is very unlikely to happen: She was hoping against hope that there'd been some mistake.
hope for the best to hope that sth will happen successfully, especially where it seems likely that it will not: I'm just going to answer all the questions I can and hope for the best.
I should hope so / not
So I should hope (spoken) used to say that you feel very strongly that sth should/should not happen: 'Nobody blames you.' 'I should hope not!'
+ noun
1 [U, C] ~ (of / for sth)
~ (of doing sth)
~ (that ...) a belief that sth you want will happen: There is now hope of a cure. + Hopes for the missing men are fading. + There is little hope that they will be found alive. + They have given up hope of finding any more survivors. + The future is not without hope. + Don't raise your hopes too high, or you may be disappointed. + I'll do what I can, but don't get your hopes up. + He pinned all his hopes on getting that job. + There is still a glimmer of hope. + She has high hopes of winning (= is very confident about it). + The situation is not good but we live in hope that it will improve.
2 [C] ~ (of / for sth)
~ (for sb)
~ (that ...)
~ (of doing sth) something that you wish for: She told me all her hopes, dreams and fears. + They have high hopes for their children.
3 [C, usually sing.] ~ (of sth)
~ (for sb) a person, a thing or a situation that will help you get what you want: He turned to her in despair and said, 'You're my last hope.' + The operation was Kelly's only hope of survival.
Idioms: be beyond hope (of sth) to be in a situation where no improvement is possible
hold out little, etc. hope (of sth / that ...)
not hold out any, much, etc. hope (of sth / that ...) to offer little, etc. reason for believing that sth will happen: The doctors did not hold out much hope for her recovery.
in the hope of sth
in the hope that ... because you want sth to happen: I called early in the hope of catching her before she went to work. + He asked her again in the vain hope that he could persuade her to come (= it was impossible).
not have a hope (in hell) (of doing sth) (informal) to have no chance at all: She doesn't have a hope of winning.
some hope! (BrE, spoken) used to say that there is no chance at all that sth will happen
more at DASH v., PIN v.
Collocation Dictionary

1 belief that sth you want will happen


considerable, fervent, great
a feeling of considerable hope It is my fervent hope that you will be able to take this project forward.
| high
(only used with
Hopes are high that a resolution to the conflict can be found.
| best, main
Privatization seems to offer the best hope for the industry.
| faint, frail, slight, vague
There was still a faint hope that they would accept the offer.
| real, sincere
without any real hope of success It is my sincere hope that she will find happiness at last.
| realistic, reasonable | desperate, wild | false, forlorn, vain
He wasn't trying to give her false hope. It seemed a forlorn hope that we would find a taxi.
| early
His early hopes of freedom were now gone.
| last, only
He had one last hope to cling to.
| fresh, renewed
the treatment gave him renewed hope
| sudden
Her dark eyes lit with sudden hope.
| lingering, remaining
These figures kill off any lingering hopes of an early economic recovery.
| personal


flicker, glimmer, ray, spark
I looked at her and felt a glimmer of hope.


be full of, cherish, entertain, have, see
Lord Mountbatten secretly cherished hopes that Charles would marry his granddaughter. Political leaders do now entertain the hope that a settlement can be found. She saw little hope of meeting the targets.
| express, voice
The Mexican president expressed hope for cooperation on trade.
| share | pin
He pinned all his hopes on getting that job.
| cling to, keep alive, live in
keeping alive the hope that a peace settlement might be found I haven't yet found a flat, but I live in hope.
| not hold out
I don't hold out much hope of finding a buyer.
| abandon, give up, lose
I didn't give up hope of being released.
| arouse, bring sb, give sb, offer (sb), raise
The use of fish oil to treat cancer has brought fresh hope to millions of sufferers. This announcement has raised hopes that the crisis may be coming to an end.
| boost
The latest job figures have boosted hopes for the economy.
| jeopardize | dash, destroy, kill (off), shatter, wreck
Her hopes of going to university have now been dashed.


lie, rest
Her only hope lay in escape. Their main hopes rest on their new striker.
| grow, rise
Hopes of a peaceful end to the strike are now growing.
| flare (up), spring (up), surge
Hope flared up inside her.
| disappear, fade
Hope faded after wrecked remains of the ship were washed onto the shore.


beyond ~
damaged beyond hope of repair
| in ~ of, in the ~ that
I am writing to you in the hope that you can help me obtain some information.
| without ~
She felt weak and without hope.
| ~ for
young people who are full of hope for the future
| ~ of
I have no hope of winning.


every/little/no/some hope of sth
We have every hope of completing the project this year. There is little hope that they will be found alive.
| grounds/reason for hope
We now have good grounds for hope.
| (not) a hope in hell
You haven't got a hope in hell of finding a job.
| a sign/symbol of hope

2 sth you wish for


high ~s
They have high hopes for their children.
| future | distant
Peace is a distant hope in this war-torn region.
| personal | disappointed, unfulfilled
a bitter tale of disappointed hopes
| championship, medal, Olympic, etc.
the team's championship hopes


~ for, ~ of


your hopes and dreams/expectations/fears
She told me all her hopes and dreams.

3 sb/sth that will help you get what you want


bright | last, only
He turned to her in despair and said, ‘You're my last hope.’
| medal


~ for
She is Britain's brightest hope for a medal.
| ~ of
The operation was Kelly's only hope of survival.

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