Collocations with the Verb “Hope”

Here are some collocations with the verb “hope” to help you adopt natural English expressions as well as build up your vocabulary:

Real / sincere hope


It is my sincere hope their marriage will be a happy one.


High hopes


High hopes of his parents were not realized.


False hope


Don’t give him false hope.


Early hopes


His early hopes of becoming a doctor became true.


Be full of hopes (hopeful)


They were full of hope they’d get the tickets.


Hope for the best


I had the car fixed. Now we can hope for the best.


Cherish hope


Mary cherished the hope David would propose to her.


Keep alive the hope


They kept their hope of moving abroad alive.


Give up hope


He gave up his hopes of becoming a pilot.


Every hope


We have every hope of finishing the project this year.


Hope in hell


You haven’t got a hope in hell of getting that job.


Hopes and dreams


She told me all about her hopes and dreams.

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