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hoping

[ hoh-ping ]
/ ˈhoʊ pɪŋ /
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noun

the act of one who hopes: The time for talk and hoping is over; now is the time for action.

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Idioms for hoping

    here's hoping, I am, or we are, feeling moderately confident about the desired outcome:Here’s hoping the rest of the term presents us with some sunshine and warmer weather.

Origin of hoping

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