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Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊpfəl/

Translation of hopeful in Spanish:


  • 1.1 [person] esperanzado, optimista don't be/get too hopeful no te hagas demasiadas ilusiones I don't feel at all hopeful about our future no me siento nada optimista con respecto a nuestro futuro to be hopeful of -ing tener* esperanzas de + infinitive/infinitivo 1.2 (promising) [sign/response/prospect] esperanzador, prometedor
    Example sentences
    • However, their bright and hopeful view of the future certainly stayed in my mind.
    • Certainly they are in good form at the moment and will be very hopeful of progressing to the next stage.
    • The Big Bang cosmology has an immense ideological appeal in a society without any hopeful vision of the future.


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El Cid (from Arabic "sid" or "master") was the name given to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (born Vivar, near Burgos, c1043). He is Spain's warrior hero, being brave and warlike but also loyal and fair. He grew up in the court of Fernando I of Castile and later fought against the Moors, earning the title, Campeador. He married Jimena, granddaughter of Alfonso VI, "the Wise." In 1089, after a disagreement with the king, he and his loyal retainers went into exile, recapturing Valencia from the Moors. He died in 1099 and his deeds are the subject of many oral accounts, the most complete being El Cantar del Mío Cid. His sword, La Tizona, is in a museum in Burgos.