hope for (something)

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hope for (something)

To be hopeful that something (named after "for") will happen. Now that our house is on the market, there's not much we can do but hope for the best. I got a glowing performance review this year, so I'm hoping for a raise.
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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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