hope not

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Definition of hope not

used to say that one wants something not to happen or to not be true"Will you have to miss the party?" "I hope not."

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“Hope not.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hope%20not. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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