pin (all) one's hopes on

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Definition of pin (all) one's hopes on

: to hope very much that (something) will help one or allow one to succeed cancer patients pinning their hopes on a new drug You shouldn't pin all your hopes on getting the job.

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“Pin (all) one's hopes on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pin%20%28all%29%20one%27s%20hopes%20on. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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