A. Sheet anchor. B. Figurative: last hope.
Expression: ‘We ended up like a globe’ – stated when one loses everything, when one loses hope that what might have worked won’t.
Enjoyed sympathy, trust etc.
To flatter, to raise false hopes.
To place responsibility upon, to charge; to entrust.
To be deluded into putting ones hopes on something or somebody.
Expression: He sees everything black – pessimist.
State of one who has lost all hope; despair.
or Kredtu: Credit, trust.
or kredtu: trust, credit, merit, reliability.
Proverb: ‘Never believe a man who swears or a woman who cries.’
Proverb: Whoever hopes in his siblings, will have neither money in the drawer nor in his pocket.
Min jittama fil-ħaj, jew bla sens jew bla raj!
Expression: ‘He promised heaven and earth.’ Stated of someone who makes exaggerated promises that raise false hopes.