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hope for something

to be optimistic that one's wish for something will come true. I still hope for her return. We hope for good weather on Friday.
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When something that we hope for thus, we do not even know or feel it has already arrived from that horizon upon which we locate hoping.
I find signs of hope for the church in: Africa, South-East Asia, Latin America and in groups such as Essentials and the Prayer Book Society, who are not striving relentlessly to wall off the churches of Canada and the United States from our brothers in the Anglican Communion and indeed the entire holy, catholic and apostolic church.
Specifically; we hold that people who are high in global/trait hope will relinquish a goal when their goal-specific hope for that particular goal is low.
The prophets lived during times when hope was hard to come by, but they provided hope for God's people.
WASHINGTON - Politicians lined up Tuesday to thank Bob Hope for the memories.
I applaud SBC companies and Operation HOPE for investing in the Cyber Cafe and helping Oakland residents to seize the economic opportunities that rightfully belong in our city," said Jerry Brown, mayor of the city of Oakland.
It would have everything to do with the depressing thought that if this guy could screw himself up so badly then there's no hope for the rest of us.
Yet none of these has the power to guarantee all that we hope for.
To implement the "Banking on Our Future" Program at the Roberto Clemente Middle School, Citigroup employees, who are members of Citigroup's African Heritage Network, an employee-led group involved in a variety of activities including community outreach, networking, diversity and education, have teamed up with Operation HOPE for a four-week training program.
I didn't know how beneficial that was,'' said Neile Adams, who, with her then-husband, actor Steve McQueen, joined Hope for a USO tour of military bases in Alaska in 1959.
Hilton HHonors shares City of Hope's commitment to advancing hope for women with breast cancer through innovative research and treatment," said Michael A.
She thought her life was over until she went to City of Hope for treatment.
We thank the great Bob Hope for the use of his legendary name,'' Grant told reporters.
The increasing availability of new treatment options and ongoing research, means that there is now growing hope for women who may one day be faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer.
Hope for all he's done for the veterans of this country,'' said Benny Bachand, VFW assistant adjutant general.