There are 2 main translations of hope in Italian:

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


  • 1
    (desire, expectation) of di
    (cause for optimism)
    in the hope of something, of doing
    nella speranza di qualcosa, di fare
    she cherishes the hope that he is still alive my (only) hope is that he will be happy
    spero solo che sia felice
    to have high hopes of somebody, something
    avere grandi speranze per qualcuno, qualcosa
    to have hopes of doing to have great o high hopes of doing
    avere buone speranze di fare
    there is little, no hope left for them
    non hanno molte speranze, non hanno più speranza
    to pin o set one's hopes on something
    riporre le proprie speranze su qualcosa
    to set one's hopes on doing
    sperare di tutto cuore di fare
    to be beyond (all) hope
    essere oltre ogni speranza
    to be without hope to live in hope to live in (the) hope of something
    vivere nella speranza di qualcosa
    to keep one's hopes high
    mantenere vive le proprie speranze
    there are grounds for hope to give somebody new hope
    riaccendere la speranza in qualcuno
    all hope is lost
    si è persa ogni speranza
    to raise somebody's hopes
    infondere o dare speranza a qualcuno
    don't raise their hopes too much
    non dar loro molte speranze
    to dash somebody's hopes
    infrangere le speranze di qualcuno
    to lose, give up hope
    perdere o abbandonare la speranza
    a glimmer o ray of hope “hopes rise for a peace settlement in the Middle East” (Journalism)
    “crescono le speranze di un accordo di pace in Medio Oriente”
  • 2 (chance) to have no hope of something, of doing something
    non avere nessuna speranza di qualcosa, di fare qualcosa
    there is little, no hope that he will come
    ci sono poche speranze, non c'è nessuna speranza che venga
    there is no hope of an improvement if the champion loses, what hope is there for me?
    se perde il campione, quali speranze posso avere io?
    our only hope is to fight on
    la nostra sola speranza è di continuare a combattere
    his best hope is that the champion may be tired
    tutto ciò su cui può sperare è che il campione sia stanco
    what a hope! o some hope! [informal]
    he hasn't got a hope in hell [informal]
    non ha la ben che minima speranza
    it's, she's my last hope
    è la mia ultima speranza

transitive verb

intransitive verb


abandon hope, all ye who enter here

lasciate ogni speranza voi ch'entrate

hope springs eternal (in the human breast)

to hope against hope

illudersi o coltivare vane speranze

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There are 2 main translations of hope in Italian:

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

proper noun

  • Speranza

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