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no-hoper

n
informal a useless person; failure
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no-hoper

[ˈnəʊˌhəʊpəʳ] Nnulidad f
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In such a case, half the candidates would have been party-backed and the other five no-hopers, wanting to have some fun.
It has been an ultra-quick turnaround from no-hopers to champions for the Pakistan players and the manner in which the team won the match was really impressive," wrote Afridi in a column for the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The rants between these no-hopers became both comical and annoying and I suspect that if the tone continued through the rest of the programme then the viewers would have come to the conclusion that none of them were fit to govern our country.
THERE are complete no-hopers in virtually every Derby, but in 1994 there were a host of them - including a 500-1 shot trained by John Jenkins, who this year runs 1,000-1 chance Diore Lia.
I ran my own business for close to 30 years and duly paid all of my taxes but at a point in my life alcohol became a problem and I needed to seek help which I received from the very no-hopers I mentioned earlier and from the incredible fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous.
A young man with everything to look forward to snuffed out by three no-hopers.
Donald Trump's misogyny alone disqualifies him" Former Tory leader Lord (William) Hague "I had to leave home and make that journey 300 miles south to right here in London, with little more than an old guitar, a bag of dreams and a notebook full of songs" Newcastle-born singer Sting recalls the start of his career "There is a chronic shortage of duffers, no-hopers and clodhoppers with two left feet" Broadcaster Vanessa Feltz lamenting that there is too much talent in this year's Strictly Come Dancing "Please excuse my embarrassing dad" Message on a T-shirt worn by TV chef Gordon Ramsay's 14-year-old daughter Tilly
Some of these no-hopers will be in the Hall of Fame with over 50 caps.
WHAT THE BOOKIES SAY No-hopers at 1,000/1 but the 'Crazy Canucks' will fly into the opposition with scant regard for their safety.
THE APPRENTICE BBC1 9pm Nine episodes in and most of the no-hopers have been fired.
Mind you, it has an edge going in: "The Cowboys" is about a bunch of provincial no-hopers who stage an American Western as a musical, and just hearing the name Johnny Nebraska uttered with a Croatian accent is pretty entertaining.
Apprentice no-hopers I VERY much enjoy watching The Apprentice each year, if only to confirm to myself that I am not as inept as sometimes I feel.