dream come true


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dream come true

A wish or a goal that a person has wanted or achieved after a long time. Jessica has had a crush on David since she was a teenager. When he finally asked her out on a date, it was a dream come true. Some of my favorite organizations are the ones that make dreams come true for terminally ill children. Publishing this novel is really a dream come true. I never thought I'd see the day it happened.
See also: come, dream, true

dream come true

Fig. a wish or a dream that has become a reality. My vacation to Hawaii was like a dream come true. Having you for a friend is a dream come true.
See also: come, dream, true
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She joked before the show that the huge crowd made her feel like it was the FA Cup Final and added: ``It's a dream come true, because singing is what I've wanted to do since I was a nipper.
To be part of the squad was a dream come true and to play in both of the games - it's going to be a long while before that sinks in," he said.
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For almost any young modern dancer, getting into the Merce Cunningham Dance Company would be a dream come true.
But now heart and double lung transplant survivor Jamie Woodhouse is set to see his second dream come true as he prepares to jet off to Australia for the World Transplant Games.
Sheila Martin, who runs the Dream Come True group and organised yesterday's meeting, said: