get one's hopes up

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Definition of get one's hopes up

: to feel hopeful You shouldn't get your hopes up. The weather isn't likely to improve before tomorrow.

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“Get one's hopes up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20one%27s%20hopes%20up. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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