hope not

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(I) hope not.

a phrase expressing the desire and wish that something is not so. John: It looks like it's going to rain. Jane: Hope not. John: The Wilsons said they might come over this evening. Jane: I hope not. I've got things to do.
See also: hope, not
References in classic literature ?
When some desire that we should be ashamed of is attributed to us, we notice that we have never had it consciously, in the sense of saying to ourselves, "I wish that would happen.
Didn't Tip wish that he'd never swallowed one of them?
And, if she saw Dorothy make a certain signal, then Ozma would know that the little Kansas girl wanted to revisit the Land of Oz, and by means of the Nome King's magic belt would wish that she might instantly return.
World Wish Day is organised by the foundation to commemorate the anniversary of the wish that inspired the creation of what is now one of the world's leading children's charities.
This inaugural global day of wish granting will also mark the 30th anniversary of the wish that inspired the creation of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, to a boy named Chris, who wished to be a police officer.
What: Kid comedy about a teen whose wish that his little brother disappear is unexpectedly obliged.
I wish that Goodyear would find the way to recoup its sagging stock price.
Gilbert, III, president of the Rent Stabilization Association, had a wish that also involved politicians.
Celebrities/sponsors help commemorate the wish that started it all -
Maybe it was too much to wish that a director of his caliber would be engaged by a project as simple as this one.
World Wish Day is organized by the Make-A-Wish Foundation to commemorate the anniversary of the wish that inspired the creation of what is now one of the world's leading children's charities.
April 29 is the 30th anniversary of the wish that inspired the creation of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Others like 'Tina' include a wish that her friend quits smoking, http://henaa.
California Pizza Kitchen is delighted that our fundraising effort will help Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan move towards the vision that every eligible child facing a life-threatening illness in the state of Michigan will receive a wish that is unparalleled," said Fred Hipp, president and CEO of California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.