in the hope

in the hope

see under in hopes of.
See also: hope
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So long as the former Soviet Republics cling to their nuclear arsenals in the hope of gaining international prestige, other nations will similarly seek to enhance their status by acquiring nuclear weapons capability.
Couch potato, all eyes, yet blind, I limited my primary viewing to BBC, with occasional side surfs in the hopes of catching one of the Fox, MSNBC, or CNN correspondents I loathe under really uncomfortable conditions.
I advise you in the hopes that you will take steps to confirm that these rumors are, in fact, not true.