from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of hope.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hope.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant, Matthiola incana, the common stock.
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*Hopes, hopes, hopes* I gathered awl mine dollar bills, um, fur donations uf kourse.
So again of Colonel Evans, who, after losing a fine estate long held out to his hopes, five times over put himself at the head of _forlorn hopes_.
*crosses everything for good luck and hopes hopes hopes*
The knees of Elgin Baylor, West and the other Los Angeles players on the hardwood buckled as their bodies, once filled with supreme confidence, sighed in resignation as their title hopes disintegrated.
Sam Jones scored five of his 27 points in the extra period, Ramsey added 23 of his own, and the Lakers could only watch Bob Cousy run time out on their title hopes with an expert display of right-handed dribbling.
I don't think this defeat will have any effect on our title hopes because it is a different competition.
By trading for All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran, the San Francisco Giants have pinned their title hopes on a player who may spend a total of three months there.
If defeat would deliver a potentially devastating blow to the title hopes of both clubs, there will also be wider repercussions for the losers.
Sean Payton's unwillingness to give the majority of the Saints 'carries to RB Pierre Thomas stalled the title hopes of millions of fantasy owners.
Lewis Hamilton could not get past Kubica, until the Pole's pit-stop, and Alonso watched his title hopes disappear when he got stuck behind Petrov.
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