pray verb

ADV. earnestly, fervently, hard He thought if he prayed hard enough God might eventually listen. | quietly, silently | regularly | together

PREP. for He prayed for rain. | to I prayed to God for guidance. | with She asked the priest to pray with her.

PHRASES hope and pray We can hope and pray that no one gets hurt. | let us pray ‘Let us pray.’ The congregation bowed their heads. Let's pray Mick doesn't find out.