hope so


used to say that one wants something to happen or be true and thinks it could happen or be true
"Will you be able to come to the party?" "I hope so."

Examples of hope so in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the process of healing, why is hope so important? Isa Meyers, The Christian Science Monitor, 18 Oct. 2023 Other conservatives hope so, and Reuters reported Tuesday that McCormick plans to announce his candidacy later this month. Abby Cruz, ABC News, 14 Sep. 2023 The Browns hope so and will use the preseason to work out the kinks. Scott Thompson, Fox News, 9 Aug. 2023 Everyone sure seems to hope so, but no official announcement has been made just yet. Lauren Puckett-Pope, ELLE, 30 June 2023

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“Hope so.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hope%20so. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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