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hope
British English: /həʊp/
American English: /hoʊp/

Translation of hope in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (expectation)
    أَمَل (plural: آمال)
    in the hope of something

    على أَمَلِ شَيْءٍ
    to have high hopes of doing something

    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 somebody's hopes

    رَفَعَ سَقْفَ آمالِ شَخْصٍ
    to pin one's hopes on something/somebody

    عَقَدَ آمالَهُ على شَيْءٍ \ شَخْصٍ
  • 2
    (chance)
    أَمَل (plural: آمال)
    to have no hope of doing something

    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]
    لا أَمَلَ لَهُ البَتّةَ
  • 3
    (promising person)
    شَخْص واعِد

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • to hope to do something

    رَجا أنْ يَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً
    we hope that an agreement will be reached

    نَتَمَنّى أنْ يَتِمَّ الوُصولُ إلى اتِّفاقٍ
    it is to be hoped that … 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

  • 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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