hope so

(I) hope so.

a phrase expressing the desire and wish that something is so. Bill: Is this the right house? Bob: Hope so. John: Will you be coming to dinner Friday? Sue: Yes, I hope so.
See also: hope
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And now he's gone, and I'm feeling kind of sorry for anyone under 40 who never got to see firsthand what made Bob Hope so special to this country.