pin hopes on
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Related to pin hopes on: pin one's hopes on
pin your hopes on somebody/something
to depend on someone or something for a successful result The party is pinning its hopes on its new leader, who is young, good-looking, and very popular. Scientists are pinning their hopes on the high-tech laboratory.
Usage notes: usually said when it is not certain whether something will happen or succeed
pin your hopes on something/somebody
to hope that something or someone will help you achieve what you want The party is pinning its hopes on its new leader who is young, good-looking, and very popular with ordinary people.See You could have heard a pin drop