give up hope(redirected from given up hope)
give up hope
To stop believing that something will happen. After living with this disease for so long, I've given up hope of ever getting better. Just when I gave up hope of seeing John tonight, he knocked at the door with a bouquet of flowers.
give up (all) hope
to stop hoping for something. (Fixed order.) Don't give up hope. There's always a chance. We had given up all hope when a miracle happened.