have one's hopes/sights fixed on

Definition of have one's hopes/sights fixed on

  1. :  to direct one's hopes, efforts, etc., toward (something)

Word by Word Definitions

hopeplay hopes
  1. :  to cherish a desire with anticipation :  to want something to happen or be true

    :  trust

    :  to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment

  1. :  trust, reliance

    :  desire accompanied by expectation of or belief in fulfillment

    :  expectation of fulfillment or success

sightplay sights
  1. :  something that is seen :  spectacle

    :  something ludicrous or disorderly in appearance

    :  a great number or quantity

  1. :  to get or catch sight of

    :  to look at through or as if through a sight

    :  to test for straightness

  1. :  based on recognition or comprehension without previous study

    :  payable on presentation

  1. :  securely placed or fastened :  stationary

    :  nonvolatile

    :  formed into a chemical compound

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to cast off or become cast off

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