ray of hope

noun phrase

: something that holds the promise of hope
This new medicine is a ray of hope for/to thousands of people.

Examples of ray of hope in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This finding provided a ray of hope for the bird’s conservation, as many of Singapore’s forested areas were already fragmented and degraded due to widespread urbanization. Anne Pinto-Rodrigues, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Apr. 2024 Till then, the fan-favorite Jamaican athletes continue to remain a constant ray of hope for the team. Paras Jan, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Inflation eased a bit in the Bay Area in February, offering a ray of hope for consumers who have been battered by fast-rising prices — but the cost of electricity provided by utilities such as PG&E zoomed higher. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2024 Headline of the day Senate immigration negotiators see a ray of hope as clock ticks on Biden's aid package But the key players all caution that there's no agreement yet and difficult issues remain to unlocking a deal on the border, as well as aid for Ukraine and Israel. Bridget Bowman, NBC News, 14 Dec. 2023 Can the border crisis push politicians into action? And breaking this morning: A new CBS News survey of voters in Iowa and New Hampshire shows a ray of hope for Republicans who want to deny Donald Trump the nomination. CBS News, 17 Dec. 2023 To those advocating for labor rights, the California Supreme Court ruling represents a ray of hope. David Astoria, Fortune, 28 Aug. 2023 However, there is a ray of hope in the form of delta 8, a cannabinoid that has shown promise in alleviating some of these difficulties. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 14 Aug. 2023 When news emerged last week that the studios and striking writers were set to meet for the first time since the strike commenced in early May, a ray of hope emerged in Hollywood. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 7 Aug. 2023

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“Ray of hope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ray%20of%20hope. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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