forlorn hope

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A small troop picked to make an advance attack, or the first attack; a storming party

Lieutenant Templeton of the 76th offered to lead the forlorn hope.

Any dangerous or hopeless venture
a hopeless or desperate enterprise
desperate or perilous undertaking; vain hope; group of soldiers selected to perform a dangerous mission
forlorn hopes
plural form of forlorn hope
forlorn hope

    Silbentrennung

    for·lorn hope

    Türkische aussprache

    fırlôrn hōp

    Synonyme

    cannon fodder

    Aussprache

    /fərˈlôrn ˈhōp/ /fɜrˈlɔːrn ˈhoʊp/

    Etymologie

    () From forlorn + hope, in part-translation of Dutch verloren hoop ‘lost troop’.

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