Hope against hope 抱一線希望

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今日短語

短語 「hope against hope」 的意思是 「某人寄希望於一件不太可能發生的事情」。它有時也用來表達某人在絕望的情況下抱著一線希望。「Hope against hope」 是一個動詞短語,所以其中的第一個 「hope」 應根據時態和主語的變化而改變。

例句

After hearing about the accident, families were hoping against hope to receive good news.
聽到事故的消息後,所有家庭都抱著一線希望,希望能得到好消息。

He was hoping against hope that his message would reach her.
他還抱著一線希望,希望她能收到他的消息。

No one believes that they can do it – but I’m still hoping against hope that they can.
沒有人相信他們能做成這件事情,但我對此仍抱有一線希望。