I should hope so

I should hope so

I would naturally expect that this would happen or be true. A: "My manager said you can get a refund on the item." B: "I should hope so—it arrived broken in two pieces!"
See also: hope, should
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I should ˈhope so/not


so I should ˈhope

(spoken) used to say that you feel very strongly that something should/should not happen: ‘Nobody blames you.’ ‘I should hope not!’‘She did apologize.’ ‘So I should hope!’
See also: hope, not, should
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