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in hopes of (something)

With the expectation, intention, or desire of something or something happening. He strove to be well-behaved in prison, in hopes of an early release. I'm being extra nice to my sister all through December, in hopes of getting a new video game for Christmas.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

in (high) hopes of something

Fig. expecting something. I was in hopes of getting there early. We are in high hopes that John and Mary will have a girl.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in hopes of

Also, in hopes that; in the hope of or that ; in high hopes of or that . Expecting and wishing for, as in We went in hopes of finding a vacancy, or They met in the hope of bringing about a peaceful settlement. The phrases with that are used with clauses, as in In hopes that something good might come of it, he began to work, or We are in high hopes that a cure for leukemia will be found soon. [c. 1600]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Then on the bank of Jordan, by a creek, Where winds with reeds and osiers whispering play, Plain fishermen (no greater men them call), Close in a cottage low together got, Their unexpected loss and plaints outbreathed:-- "Alas, from what high hope to what relapse Unlooked for are we fallen!
With high hope they come, with anger and disappointment they go away.
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