high hopes


: a strong feeling that something good will happen or be true
We had high hopes of winning the game.

Examples of high hopes in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When Prime Minister Narendra Modi entered office in 2014, there were high hopes that the Indian leader would be a free-market reformer. Alex Little, National Review, 8 Apr. 2024 The fight card is stacked from top to bottom with must-see fights, and UFC CEO Dana White has high hopes for how the event will perform on ESPN+ pay-per-view. Trent Reinsmith, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 The whistleblower’s wages of stress Barnett began his North Charleston stint in 2010 with high hopes and typical good humor, say his mom and brother. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 28 Mar. 2024 Also have high hopes for the addition of Randall Grichuck who has murdered left-handed pitching. Daniel Kohn, SPIN, 27 Mar. 2024 Cushing has high hopes his family’s Lobster boat—which one welcomed JFK for a fishing excursion—will be rehabilitated and can tour around hotel guests. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 18 Mar. 2024 At one point, Wall Street had high hopes that rate cuts would begin this month and that the Fed could cut rates as much as six times this year. Bryan Mena, CNN, 10 Mar. 2024 Wall Street has some high hopes that Nvidia’s stock will soar past its new high of $775 because of its booming AI chip business and self-driving car deals. Morgan Haefner, Quartz, 23 Feb. 2024 And so, at regular intervals, Zaslav took a cue from every other Hollywood CEO in history by expressing his high hopes for the hot titles coming down the pike this year. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 24 Feb. 2024

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“High hopes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20hopes. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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