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    Question Is the sentence right?

    We are hopeful to arrive there before it is dark.

    Is the sentence right about its way of using the word "hopeful"? Thanks for your help.

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    Re: Is the sentence right?

    No.

    We are hopeful that we will arrive ... .
    We hope to arrive ... .

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