It had hoped the Court would rely upon it to reach a conclusion in its favor.
He hoped there will be a full investigation of what senior officers really knew back then.
His wife, he noted, suffers from multiple sclerosis, and he said he hoped work on stem cells might lead scientists to a cure. ''
If production had hoped the cast would turn lemons into lemonade by taking in the sights and culture, they were let down.
The evidence was not quite as helpful to them as they may have hoped, but the publicity has been tremendous.
Strother explained how he was situated, and stated that he hoped to have the money next week.
This, too, was better luck than the three conspirators had hoped for.
But I confess to you now that I did so because I hoped to save her.
They hoped to reach the woods before their foes sighted them.
I had failed, myself, but I hoped that with my lead he would get on to the scent and keep to it.
Old English hopian "wish, expect, look forward (to something)," of unknown origin, a general North Sea Germanic word (cf. Old Frisian hopia, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch, Dutch hopen; Middle High German hoffen "to hope," borrowed from Low German). Some suggest a connection with hop (v.) on the notion of "leaping in expectation" [Klein]. Related: Hoped; hoping.
Old English hopa, from hope (v.). Cf. Old Frisian and Middle Dutch hope, Dutch hoop, all from their respective verbs.