in the hope that

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in the hope that

With the expectation, intention, or desire that (something will happen). He strove to be well-behaved in prison, in the hope that he would be let out early on parole. I'm being extra nice to my sister all through December, in the hope that Santa will bring me a new video game for Christmas.
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I advise you in the hopes that you will take steps to confirm that these rumors are, in fact, not true.