not a hope


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not a hope

Little or no chance or possibility (of succeeding, coming to pass, or achieving something). There is not a hope of them getting into the playoffs this year. There isn't a hope that they'll convict him—he's too rich and powerful!
See also: hope, not

not a ˈhope

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some ˈhope(s)!

(British English, spoken) there is no or little chance of something happening: Some hope of your becoming manager — you’re far too lazy!‘Your dad will lend you the money, won’t he?’ ‘Not a hope.’
See also: hope, not