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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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For them, and for the rest of us, hope springs eternal.
Screenings haven't generated the breakout show that Euro buyers still dream of -- memories of having been burned by "Millennium," Chris Carter's follow-up to "The X-Files," linger on -- hope springs eternal.
In season and out, hope springs eternal from New England's rocky soil.
Hope springs eternal in beginning artists ready to launch themselves in their careers.
Since hope springs eternal, both Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto and Keizo Obuchi were initially the objects of much wishful thinking.
Hope springs eternal out West though, and for good reason it seems.
It maybe wishful thinking, it is a very emotive subject, but the steel structures must be saved and in the passage of time circumstances may change - hope springs eternal.
So hope springs eternal that the national representative will go on to glory in"the big one".
Hope springs eternal for hopeful romantics, even if their pals get a bit fed up buying wedding presents.
St Nicholas Abbey, a former Racing Post Trophy winner who also went into the Guineas unbeaten, was a big flop in the race for the trainer two years ago, so hope springs eternal for Camelot's rivals.
HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL this time of year in the HAPPI office.
David Williams, of Ladbrokes, said: "The reports about Born To Sea are exciting and hope springs eternal for punters who remember Sea The Stars with such affection.