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give up hope

This page is about the collocation give up hope

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to stop hoping for something because you think it's no longer possible

For example

  • Nobody thinks we can win, but we're not giving up hope just yet.

  • Even though the doctors said he wouldn't recover, we never gave up hope.

Note:
A similar collocation is "lose hope"

Quick Quiz

Our players will only give up hope when

a. they know they've won

b. they think they can win

c. they know they can't win

Contributor: Matt Errey