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Match the Sentences in Column a with the Meanings of ‘Hope’ in Column B. Will You Get the Subjects You Want to Study in College? I Hope So.A Feeling that Something Good Will Probably Happen - English - Language and Literature

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ConceptReading Skill (Textual)

Question

Match the sentences in Column A with the meanings of ‘hope’ in Column B.

  A B
1

Will you get the subjects you want to study in college? I hope so.

a feeling that something good will probably happen
2 I hope you don’t mind my saying this, but I don’t like the way you are arguing. thinking that this would happen (It may or may not have happened).
3 This discovery will give new hope to HIV/AIDS sufferers. stopped believing that this good thing would happen
4 We were hoping against hope that the judges would not notice our mistakes. wanting something to happen (and thinking it quite possible)
5 I called early in the hope of speaking to her before she went to school. showing concern that what you say should not offend or disturb the other person: a way of being polite
6 Just when everybody had given up hope, the fishermen came back, seven days after the cyclone. wishing for something to happen, although this is very unlikely

Solution

  A B
1

Will you get the subjects you want to study in college? I hope so.

wanting something to happen (and thinking it quite possible)
2 I hope you don’t mind my saying this, but I don’t like the way you are arguing. showing concern that what you say should not offend or disturb the other person: a way of being polite
3 This discovery will give new hope to HIV/AIDS sufferers. a feeling that something good will probably happen
4 We were hoping against hope that the judges would not notice our mistakes. wishing for something to happen, although this is very unlikely
5 I called early in the hope of speaking to her before she went to school. thinking that this would happen (It may or may not have happened.)
6 Just when everybody had given up hope, the fishermen came back, seven days after the cyclone. stopped believing that this good thing would happen
  Is there an error in this question or solution?

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Solution Match the Sentences in Column a with the Meanings of ‘Hope’ in Column B. Will You Get the Subjects You Want to Study in College? I Hope So.A Feeling that Something Good Will Probably Happen Concept: Reading Skill (Textual).
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