From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishI hope soI hope sospoken used to say that you hope something that has been mentioned happens or is true‘Do we get paid this week?’ ‘I certainly hope so!’ →hope
Examples from the Corpus
I hope so• "So you're going to the Amazon?" "I hope so."• Was it worth it? I hope so.• Will he get the chance to step up? I hope so.• I thought so. I hoped so.• Right. I hope so, yeah.