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hope

Pronunciation: /həʊp/

Translation of hope in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1 (expectation) أَمَل (plural: آمال) in the hope of sth على أَمَلِ شَيْءٍ to have high hopes of doing sth كانَ عِنْدَهُ آمالٌ عَريضةٌ لِفِعْلِ شَيْءٍ we have great hopes for the future عِنْدَنا آمالٌ عَظيمةٌ للمُسْتَقْبَلِ to give up or lose hope فَقَدَ الأَمَلَ to raise sb's hopes رَفَعَ سَقْفَ آمالِ شَخْصٍ to pin one's hopes on sth/sb عَقَدَ آمالَهُ على شَيْءٍ \ شَخْصٍ
  • 2 (chance) أَمَل (plural: آمال) to have no hope of doing sth ما كانَ عِنْدَهُ أَمَلٌ في فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ a plan with little hope of success خُطّة ذات أَمَلٍ ضَعيفٍ في النَجاحِ there is no hope for them لَيْسَ عِنْدَهُمْ أَمَلٌ there is no hope of an improvement لَيْسَ هُناكَ أَمَلٌ في التَحَسُّنِ you're my only/last hope أَنْتَ أَمَلي الوَحيدُ \ الأَخيرُ he hasn't got a hope in hell [informal/غير رسمي], لا أَمَلَ لَهُ البَتّةَ
  • 3 (promising person) شَخْص واعِد

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • أَمَلَ (I) (stem vowel = u), تَمَنّى (V), رَجا (stem vowel = u) (I) to hope to do sth رَجا أنْ يَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً we hope that an agreement will be reached نَتَمَنّى أنْ يَتِمَّ الوُصولُ إلى اتِّفاقٍ it is to be hoped that … من المَأْمولِ أنْ ... I hope so أَتَمَنّى ذلك I hope not لا أَتَمَنّى ذلك we cannot hope to compete with big firms لا أَمَلَ لَنا في مُنافَسةِ الشَرِكاتِ الكُبْرى I only or just hope he remembers أَتَمَنّى فَقَطْ أنْ يَتَذَكَّرَ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • أَمَلَ (stem vowel = u) (I) to hope for change/success أَمَلَ في التَغْييرِ \ النَجاحِ I was hoping for news of them كُنْتُ أَتَمَنّى خَبَراً مِنْهُمْ to hope for the best أَمَلَ في الأَفْضَلِ

Idioms

hope springs eternal

نَبْعُ الأَمَلِ لا يَنْضُبُ

to hope against hope

راوَدَهُ أَمَلٌ يائِسٌ

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