-I hope so, I hope not-
- Nota d'uso
Le frequenti espressioni di risposta spero di sì e spero di no non vanno tradotte letteralmente con “I hope yes” o “I hope no”. Le locuzioni corrette sono “I hope so” e “I hope not”: Verrai alla festa? Spero di sì, will you come to the party? I hope so.
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I hope not — spoken phrase used for saying that you do not want something to happen or be true ‘Do you have to work late tonight?’ ‘I hope not.’ Thesaurus: expressions of hopesynonym Main entry: hope … Useful english dictionary
I should hope not — I should hope so/not | so I should hope idiom (informal) used to say that you feel very strongly that sth should/should not happen • ‘Nobody blames you.’ ‘I should hope not!’ Main entry: ↑hope … Useful english dictionary
I hope not — spoken used for saying that you do not want something to happen or be true Do you have to work late tonight? I hope not … English dictionary
not a hope — (ironic) That will never happen ● hope * * * some hope/not a hope/british spoken phrase used for saying that there is no chance of something happening Everybody is really looking forward to spring and better things to come (some hope!) … Useful english dictionary
not — W1S1 [nɔt US na:t] adv [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: nought] 1.) used to make a word, statement, or question negative ▪ Most of the stores do not open until 10am. ▪ She s not a very nice person. ▪ You were wrong not to inform the police. ▪ Can we go… … Dictionary of contemporary English
not — [ nat ] adverb *** 1. ) used for making negatives a ) used for making a sentence, expression, or word negative: He would not listen to anything she said. Barbara s not coming to the party. I don t feel sorry for her. Do not forget your promise.… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Not Ready to Make Nice — Single by Dixie Chicks from the album Taking the Long Way … Wikipedia
hope — hope1 W1S1 [həup US houp] v [I and T] [: Old English; Origin: hopian] 1.) to want something to happen or be true and to believe that it is possible or likely hope (that) ▪ We hope that more women will decide to join the course. ▪ I do hope… … Dictionary of contemporary English
hope — [[t]ho͟ʊp[/t]] ♦ hopes, hoping, hoped 1) VERB If you hope that something is true, or you hope for something, you want it to be true or to happen, and you usually believe that it is possible or likely. She had decided she must go on as usual,… … English dictionary
hope — 1 verb (I, T) 1 to want something to happen or be true, and to believe it is possible: hope (that): I hope you have a lovely birthday. | I hope I m not disturbing you. | Let s just hope we can find somewhere to park. | hope to do sth: Joan s… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
hope — hope1 [ houp ] verb *** intransitive or transitive to want and expect something to happen or be true: hope (that): I just hope she s pleasant to him on his birthday. hope for: It wouldn t be sensible to hope for immediate success. The best they… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English