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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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The bookie said: "Ireland are rank outsiders and no hopers to beat West Indies in the final group game.
LYMM AC were marked down as "no hopers" by the national angling press before the Weathercall Winter League semi-final, but solid fishing gave them a great win.
He made more bad buys than Souness (who would have thought that possible?) and stuck with no hopers like Biscan despite their extremely obvious lack of footballing talent!