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  • A New Hope ( George Lucas movie in the Star Wars series )
  • A Streetcar Named Desire ( Marlon Brando movie )
  • A Streetcar Named Desire ( Tennessee Williams play )
  • A drowning man will clutch at a straw
  • A forlorn hope
  • Abandon hope all ye who enter here ( warning from Dante's Divine Comedy ) ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Aren't you glad you use Dial? Don't you wish everybody did? ( Dial Soap advertising slogan )
  • Be careful what you wish for
  • Be the change that you wish to see in the world ( Mahatma Gandhi quotation )
  • Better luck next time
  • Beyond hope
  • Breach of trust
  • Buckley's chance
  • Build up your hopes
  • Burning desire
  • Castles in Spain
  • Castles in the air
  • Cat in Hell's chance
  • Center of hope
  • Chance of a lifetime
  • Chance would be a fine thing
  • Chance your arm
  • Chinaman's chance
  • Clutch at straws ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Cooks who know trust Crisco ( Crisco Vegetable Shortening advertising slogan )
  • Cross my heart and hope to die
  • Cross your fingers
  • Crying Waiting Hoping ( Buddy Holly song )
  • Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire ( George Bernard Shaw quotation )
  • Dark before the dawn
  • Don't trust anyone over thirty
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Dream on
  • Drinking in the last chance saloon
  • Even chance
  • Expect the unexpected
  • Fat chance
  • Fighting chance
  • Fingers crossed
  • Gee, I wish I had a nickel ( Life Savers Candy advertising slogan )
  • Give Peace A Chance ( John Lennon song )
  • Given up for lost
  • Glimmer of hope
  • God rest his soul
  • God willing and the creek don't rise
  • Great white hope
  • Half a chance
  • Heart's desire
  • Heaven help us
  • High hopes
  • Hitch your wagon to a star
  • Hope against hope
  • Hope for the best
  • Hope springs eternal
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • I believe in angels, something good in everything I see ( ABBA lyric )
  • I feel like a Guinness - I wish you were ( Guinness advertising slogan )
  • I wish I was an Oscar Meyer Wiener ( Oscar Meyer advertising slogan )
  • I wish they all could be Caledonia girls ( Caledonia Airlines advertising slogan )
  • If only
  • In God we trust
  • In with a chance
  • In your dreams
  • Jump at the chance
  • Keep hope alive
  • Keep your fingers crossed
  • Keep your spirits up
  • Land of hope and glory
  • Last chance
  • Light at the end of the tunnel
  • Live as if you will die tomorrow but learn as if you will live forever ( Mahatma Ghandhi quotation )
  • Love conquers all
  • Main chance
  • Not a chinaman's chance
  • Not a hope
  • Not the ghost of a chance
  • On the off chance
  • On the wings of a prayer
  • One fine day
  • Pie in the sky
  • Pin your hopes on
  • Please let it be a dream
  • Put your trust in God, and keep your powder dry
  • Set your cap at
  • Shot in the dark
  • Snowball in hell's chance
  • Take a chance on me ( ABBA lyric )
  • That Obscure Object Of Desire ( Luis Bunuel movie )
  • The Great White Hope ( Nickname of James J.Jeffries )
  • The Peerless Leader ( Nickname of Frank Chance )
  • The best laid plans
  • The best laid schemes of mice and men
  • The best of British
  • The best of British luck
  • The next president of the United States
  • The wish is father to the thought
  • Today is the first day of the rest of your life
  • Touch wood
  • Triumph of hope over experience
  • Trust and obey
  • Trust me, I'm a doctor
  • When you wish upon a star
  • Where there's life, there's hope
  • Wish for the moon
  • Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye
  • Wish you were here
  • Wishful thinking
  • You can rely on the lion ( British Egg Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • You can trust your car to the man who wears the star ( Texaco Fuel advertising slogan )
  • You don't get a second chance at a first impression
  • You only get one chance to make a first impression
  • You'll wish you had never been born
  • Yours faithfully ( Trust House Forte advertising slogan )

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