Which preposition should be used to fill in the blank -we hope to meet_________dinner.
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There's multiple ways to take this.
This would imply that you and the other person / people (the "we") hoped that you could have dinner together. i.e. it was a group hope
"at" or "during"
This would imply that you hoped to meet somebody (for the first time) over dinner.
- At is less common in my experience. Usually implies that it's a specific (known) dinner event
- During can also mean that it's a longer dinner event, where you hoped to meet somebody during a cocktail / social hour.
This can be taken a number of ways, but I would probably take it to mean that you hoped to meet up with a group of people before dinner.
"about" "concerning" or "regarding" ...
This would imply that you hoped to meet with others in order to plan a dinner.