live in hope

idiom

chiefly British
: to hope for something when one knows that it will probably not happen or be true
We live in hope that there will be some survivors of the crash.

Examples of live in hope in a Sentence

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“Live in hope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20in%20hope. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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