英 [həʊp] 美 [hoʊp]
名词 希望，期望; 希望的东西; 被寄予希望的人或事物、情况; 抱有希望的理由
1. I hope that he will succeed.
2. I hope to see you and your family soon.
If you think that the help or success of a particular person or thing will cause you to be successful or to get what you want, you can refer to them as your hope .
e.g. …England's last hope in the English Open Table Tennis Championships…
e.g. Roemer represented the best hope for a businesslike climate in Louisiana.
If you are in a difficult situation and do something and hope for the best, you hope that everything will happen in the way you want, although you know that it may not.
e.g. I took the risk and hoped for the best…
e.g. Some companies are cutting costs and hoping for the best.
If you tell someone not to get their hopes up, or not to build their hopes up, you are warning them that they should not become too confident of progress or success.
e.g. There is no reason for people to get their hopes up over this mission…
e.g. I don't want you to build your hopes up, but I'll have a word with Fred tomorrow.
A：It seems to be clearing up.
B：It’’s such a nice change.
A：I really don’’t think this weather will last.
B：Let’’s just hope it doesn’’t get cold again.
A：It looks like it’’s going to be sunny.
B：Yes, it’’s much better than yesterday.
A：They say we’’re going to get some rain later.
B：Oh, let’’s just hope it stays warm.