Hopefully has 2 meanings.

  1. Hoping or full of hope.
  • He waited hopefully for a message from his girlfriend.
  • She is waiting hopefully for her exam results.

2.I hope or it is to be hoped that.

  • Hopefully, the new player will be worth the money.
  • Hopefully the bad weather will end soon.
  • Hopefully we won’t be too late for the party.

Practical English Usage Lesson 31 - Hopefully

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