in (the) hope of/that

idiom

variants or in hopes of/that
: with the hope that something will happen or could happen
He returned to the crime scene in (the) hope of finding further evidence.
He waited in hopes that she would show up.

Examples of in (the) hope of/that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the mid-eighteenth century, the British began a campaign to get the Chinese population hooked on opium produced in India, in the hope of correcting a trade imbalance. The New Yorker, 12 June 2024 Deirdre Amola left Houston in the hope of finding an environment that better aligned with her spirit. Essence, 4 June 2024 The Americans want to have technical discussions in the hope of making accidents and potential skirmishes less likely. Zhou Bo, Foreign Affairs, 13 May 2024 On a vast, arid plateau in southern Argentina, a group of researchers sift through the sand and hardened rock in the hope of discovering pieces of prehistoric history. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 21 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for in (the) hope of/that 

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“In (the) hope of/that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20%28the%29%20hope%20of%2Fthat. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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