in (the) hope of/that

idiom
variants: or in hopes of/that

Definition of in (the) hope 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.

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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 28 Oct. 2020.

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