Spanish translation of 'hope'
- (= expectation)
⇒ where there's life there's hope
mientras hay vida, hay esperanza
⇒ my hope is that he'll see reason
espero que entre en razónto be beyond (all) hope [damaged article]
no tener posibilidad de reparación[person]
no tener remedioto build one's hopes up (about or over sth)
hacerse ilusiones (con algo)to be full of hope
estar lleno de esperanzas or ilusiónto get one's hopes up (about or over sth)
hacerse ilusiones (con algo)
⇒ don't get your hopes up
no te hagas ilusionesto give up hope (of doing sth)
perder las esperanzas (de hacer algo)to have hopes of doing sth
tener esperanzas de hacer algo
⇒ I haven't much hope of succeeding
no tengo muchas esperanzas de conseguirlo
⇒ I had great hopes of or for him
tenía muchas esperanzas puestas en élhe set out with high hopes
empezó lleno de esperanzas or ilusión,
empezó con muchas esperanzasI ignored him in the hope that he would go away
no le hice caso con la esperanza de que se fueraI don't think there's much chance but we live in hope
no creo que haya muchas posibilidades pero la esperanza es lo último que se pierde
⇒ she lives in (the) hope of seeing her son again
vive con la esperanza de volver a ver a su hijoto lose hope (of doing sth)
perder las esperanzas (de hacer algo)to be past hope [damaged article]
no tener posibilidad de reparación[person]
no tener remedioto place one's hope(s) in/on sth
depositar las esperanzas en algoto raise sb's hopessee also false (sense 3), forlorn, pin (sense 3)
dar esperanzas a algn
⇒ don't raise her hopes too much
no le des demasiadas esperanzas
⇒ don't raise your hopes
no te hagas ilusiones
- (= chance)
⇒ he hasn't much hope of winning
no tiene muchas posibilidades de ganar
⇒ there is little hope of reaching an agreement
hay pocas posibilidades or esperanzas de llegar a un acuerdoyou haven't got a hope in hell (informal)
no tienes la más remota posibilidadthere's no hope of that
no hay posibilidad de esonot a hope! (informal)
¡ni en sueños!your only hope is to ...
tu única esperanza es ...some hope(s)! (informal)
⇒ "have you got the day off tomorrow?" — "some hope(s)!"
—¿libras mañana? —¡qué va! or ¡ya quisiera yo!
⇒ "maybe she'll change her mind" — "some hope(s)!"
—tal vez cambie de idea —¡no caerá esa breva!
- (= person)
⇒ he's the bright hope of the team
es la gran esperanza del equipo
⇒ you are my last/only hope
tú eres mi última/única esperanza
⇒ your mother is well, I hope?
espero que su madre esté bien
⇒ to hope that ...
esperar que ... (+subjunc)
⇒ I hope he comes soon
espero que venga pronto,
ojalá venga pronto
⇒ I was hoping you'd stay
esperaba que te quedaras
⇒ I hope you don't think I'm going to do it!
¡no pensarás que lo voy a hacer yo!
⇒ I hope to God or hell she remembers(informal)
quiera el cielo que se acuerde
⇒ to hope to do sth
esperar hacer algo
⇒ what do you hope to gain from that?
¿qué esperas ganar or conseguir con eso?
⇒ hoping to hear from you
en espera or a la espera de recibir noticias tuyaslet's hope it doesn't rain
esperemos que no lluevaI hope not
espero que noI hope so
espero que sí
⇒ I should hope so (too)!
⇒ "I washed my hands first" — "I should hope so too!"
—me he lavado las manos antes —¡eso espero!
⇒ "but I apologized" — "I should hope so too!"
—pero me disculpé —¡faltaría más!
esperarto hope against hope
esperar en vanoto hope for sth
⇒ it's the best we can hope for
no podemos esperar nada mejor
⇒ we're hoping for a boy this time
esta vez esperamos que sea niño
⇒ I shouldn't hope for too much from this meeting
no depositaría muchas esperanzas en esta reunión
⇒ I always knew it was too much to hope for
siempre supe que era mucho pedir
⇒ we'll just have to hope for the best
esperemos que todo salga bien
⇒ I'm just going to enter the competition and hope for the best
voy a presentarme al concurso y que sea lo que Dios quierato hope in God
confiar en Dios
- See hope chest
Example Sentences Including 'hope'
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If the trial is a success, he hopes it will lead to other deals.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Her parents also hope that she will be a keen tennis player.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
If he was hoping this would help his cause he was in for an unpleasant surprise.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Just as we all always hoped and prayed he would be.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Sometimes they tell us things because they hope for something in return.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The Range paints a vibrant and optimistic portrait of our hopes and desires.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We tried not to get our hopes up about it.The Sun (2016)
We work hard on our shows and we hope people will want to watch them.The Sun (2014)
Working alongside people you like and trust will help your highest hopes happen.The Sun (2012)
After drawing with all but the group minnows we need a pair of results to give the nation hope again.The Sun (2013)
But he has high hopes for The Open.The Sun (2014)
He might have been but a few thousand held their breath in hope rather than expectation.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There were high hopes for the horse.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We are hoping to get to the beach.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You give them hope that the future of pop isn't manufactured.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But his hopes of success were dashed by the scenario unfolding behind him.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He always hoped that the medal would come back to the family.The Sun (2011)
It is hoped they will also put off thugs attacking cops if they know they are being filmed.The Sun (2013)
It's a natural desire to give hope and put a positive gloss on things.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Our hope is that something will be done about this crisis in the health service.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She has since resumed her studies and hopes to go to university.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
She hopes it will help them accept how they really look.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They also hoped it would pressure them to release previous results.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They say they hope things happen to me and my family.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is the hope and desire of Eta.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We all have high hopes that the news will be positive.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We cannot face having those hopes dashed yet again.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We hope the situation can be resolved as soon as possible.The Sun (2006)
We hope this ban becomes permanent and our rivers and meadows are allowed to recover.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
What looms is hope rather than expectation.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
You have the courage to talk about your hopes for the future of a relationship.The Sun (2008)
We always hoped it would be something instant and easy.Christianity Today (2000)
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'hope' in Other Languages
British English: hope /həʊp/ NOUN
Hope is a feeling of desire and expectation that things will go well in the future.
He hasn't given up hope of finding her.
- American English: hope
- Arabic: أَمَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: esperança
- Chinese: 希望
- Croatian: nada
- Czech: naděje
- Danish: håb
- Dutch: hoop verwachting
- European Spanish: esperanza
- Finnish: toivo
- French: espoir
- German: Hoffnung
- Greek: ελπίδα
- Italian: speranza
- Japanese: 希望
- Korean: 희망
- Norwegian: håp
- Polish: nadzieja
- European Portuguese: esperança
- Romanian: speranță
- Russian: надежда
- Spanish: esperanza
- Swedish: hopp förtröstan
- Thai: ความหวัง
- Turkish: umut
- Ukrainian: надія
- Vietnamese: niềm hy vọng
British English: hope /həʊp/ VERB
If you hope that something is true, or if you hopefor something, you want it to be true or to happen, and you usually believe that it is possible or likely.
Her family had hoped for something better for their daughter.
I hope to get a job within the next two weeks.
- American English: hope
- Arabic: يَأْمُلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ter esperança
- Chinese: 希望
- Croatian: nadati se
- Czech: doufat
- Danish: håbe
- Dutch: hopen
- European Spanish: esperar esperanza
- Finnish: toivoa
- French: espérer
- German: hoffen
- Greek: ελπίζω
- Italian: sperare
- Japanese: 望む
- Korean: 희망하다
- Norwegian: håpe
- Polish: mieć nadzieję
- European Portuguese: ter esperança
- Romanian: a spera
- Russian: надеяться
- Spanish: esperar
- Swedish: hoppas
- Thai: หวัง
- Turkish: umut etmek
- Ukrainian: сподіватися
- Vietnamese: hy vọng
Translation of hope from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary