in (high) hopes that

in (high) hopes that

With the expectation, intention, or desire that (something will happen). He strove to be well-behaved in prison, in hopes that he would be let out early on parole. I'm being extra nice to my sister all through December, in high hopes that Santa will bring me a new video game for Christmas.
See also: hope, that
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