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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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Knowing his chances of playing for England depend on him playing regularly, and thinking it would be easier to stand out in a bunch of no hopers, he chose to join a club he'd said he had no wish to play for.
The bookie said: "Ireland are rank outsiders and no hopers to beat West Indies in the final group game.