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hope

verb assume, expect, feel sure, give credence to, have faith in, have no doubt, have no reservations, look forward to, place reliance in, pray for, presume, put confiience in, rely on
Associated concepts: hopelessly insolvent
See also: chance, design, desire, end, expectation, faith, goal, intent, objective, outlook, plan, possibility, prospect, purpose, target, trust, will
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And in 2002, on Hope's 99th birthday, the chapel at Los Angeles National Cemetery (known as "Arlington West") was dedicated as the Bob Hope Veterans Chapel.
I thought: `This is Bob Hope and he is talking to me.''
During his last days his family are supposed to have asked Bob Hope where he would like to be buried and,in what was by all accounts his last gag,he replied ``surprise me''.
He said: "Bob Hope once appeared on the Late Late Show to promote the 1967 film Eight on the Lam.
"I used to go to the cinema four or five times a week at that time and there was always a Bob Hope film on.
Several US television networks and the BBC are screening Bob Hope retrospectives and 35 American states have proclaimed it Bob Hope Day.
Frasier star Kelsey Grammer said: "Bob Hope's contribution to this country and our society is invaluable and it will last for centuries to come."
The Military Tribute to Bob Hope is spearheaded by Taffy III, a group of WWII Navy veterans who survived the Battle of Leyte Gulf on Oct.
'We are carrying on the tradition started by Bob Hope.
Her single, Love Me Forever, was a hit and her career took off in America with an appearance on The Bob Hope Show.
Jay Leno, who was once funny and even hip, but who has become Bob Hope Redux, a tasteless, unfunny neo-con, has his political jokes quoted frequently in news stories and commentary as if he were a regular, bona fide source.
One 5'9" 51-year-old Pennsylvanian will never star in his own TV sitcom or in a feature film, but you'll often see his name heading the writing credits in reruns of the "Carol Burnett Show, "Laugh-In,"Welcome Back, Kotter," "Three's Company," and the "Tim Conway Show." His most notable credits are those shown with recent Bob Hope specials, such as the Christmas show aired last January from the Persian Gulf.