One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he rode on hopefully’
optimistically, with hope, full of hope, confidently, expectantly, with anticipation, with assurance, buoyantly, sanguinely, bullishly
2‘hopefully it should be finished by next year’
all being well, it is to be hoped that, if all goes well, if everything turns out all right, God willing, most likely, with luck, probably, conceivably, feasibly
informal touch wood, fingers crossed
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