In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) esperanzado(person) optimistadon'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 + inf
- He is now waiting for the board to make their final decision but is hopeful he will prove the right man for the job.
- The Big Bang cosmology has an immense ideological appeal in a society without any hopeful vision of the future.
- From the feedback received, the Committee is hopeful the the matter will be sorted out.
- However, their bright and hopeful view of the future certainly stayed in my mind.
- It was generally agreed that what was happening was very hopeful and a step in the right direction.
- He added that he was hopeful the approval would be given by the end of January.
- I am very hopeful these stories will help make the shift that frees the remaining refugees.
- The club is hopeful the team will be able to turn out in its new away kit in the first league game of the season at Hartlepool on Saturday.
- We were taking the best precautions we could, but when it came into the Wharfedale valley we were not very hopeful.
- Nor is he very hopeful that there will ever be a ceasefire in his native land.
- A product of the club's academy system, Langley is hopeful his future remains with Bradford.
- The teacher in charge is hopeful the target will be reached.
- They are still hopeful fresh evidence will come to light and Mr Hall made a desperate appeal for new information.
- The country became a magnet for the international left, who saw hopeful signs in the revolution.
- Her father John said it was a terrible time for the family but they are hopeful she will make a good recovery.
- Harold Taylor, an anti-fox hunting campaigner, is also hopeful the bill will be passed.
- Certainly they are in good form at the moment and will be very hopeful of progressing to the next stage.
- One of the things that might compromise these hopeful signs is the disarray of the US labour movement.
- We see the emergence of these men and women of conscience as a positive and hopeful sign.
- Indeed, attendance at the conference might itself be taken as a hopeful sign.
2(promising)(sign/prospect/response) esperanzador(sign/response/prospect) prometedor
1aspirantecandidato masculinecandidata feminineyoung hopefuls — jóvenes aspirantes
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