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pin one's hopes (or faith) on

Definition of pin one's hopes or faith on in English:

Rely heavily on: retailers were pinning their hopes on a big-spending Christmas
More example sentences
  • When astrophysicist Joseph Smith, Ph.D., was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 1984, he may have been tempted to pin his hopes on stardust.
  • Many Hispanics pin hopes on pope's visit.
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