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a ray of hope/light etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha ray of hope/light etca ray of hope/light etcHOPEsomething that provides a small amount of hope or happiness in a difficult situation a treatment that offers a ray of hope for cancer sufferers ray
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a ray of hope/light etcBesides, today there had been a ray of hope.But the Red Or Dead catwalk show offered a ray of hope.Each time a ray of light passes through a lens it is slightly weakened.The Government's resignation is a victory, a ray of hope to take into the dark days ahead.Amid the crushing disappointment of the general election there was a ray of light for the Conservatives.But only when a ray of light attempts to pierce this darkness does the real, eerie action unroll.
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