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hopefully

Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊpfəli/

Translation of hopefully in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (in hopeful way) the dog looked hopefully at its master el perro miró expectante a su dueño can you pay me in dollars? she asked hopefully —¿puedes pagarme en dólares? —preguntó esperanzada
    Example sentences
    • Even the most hopefully titled song turns out to catalogue misery and disaster.
    • Several of our clients are looking hopefully at this new circuit with some expected performance increases.
    1.2 (sentence adv) [criticized usage/uso criticado] hopefully, Jim will have remembered es de esperar que Jim se haya acordado when do you leave? — hopefully, on Friday ¿cuándo te vas? — el viernes, espero or si Dios quiere methods which, hopefully, will speed up production métodos que, se espera, aceleren la producción
    Example sentences
    • The revision has already had an impact on research, hopefully in a positive manner.
    • We got in touch with Umbro and hopefully they took some of our suggestions on board.
    • I have never had the best of luck in Old Firm games and hopefully I can start to turn that.

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