"Esperar que..." (to hope that...) can be followed by El Pretérito Perfecto Subjuntivo to express the hope that something happened or has happened, as a completed action in the past.
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Notice that while in English the preterite or the present perfect is used, you cannot use the equivalent tenses in Spanish in the indicative after "espero que...":
I hope that you arrived last night.Espero que tú llegaste anoche.
I hope that she has locked the door.
Espero que ha cerrado la puerta con llave.
See also Modo subjuntivo
For other uses of "esperar que..." see also:
Using the Spanish present perfect subjunctive after esperar que to express a completed action in the future and Using esperar que + present subjunctive in Spanish to express hope
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