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dream on

A slang retort indicating one's skepticism. Oh, dream on—you'll never become a famous singer. A: "I really think I'm going to get the promotion." B: "Dream on! I have a much better chance of getting it than you."
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Dream on.

What you are expecting or wanting to happen is nothing but fantasy. You want to get promoted to general manager? Dream on. You, an opera singer? Dream on.
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dream ˈon

(spoken, informal) used to tell somebody that an idea is not practical or likely to happen: ‘Do you think if I ask my boss for a pay rise, I’ll get one?’ ‘Dream on!’
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dream on

v. Slang
To fantasize about something that is improbable or unrealistic. Used chiefly as a scornful command: So you want to move to Hollywood and become a movie star? Dream on!
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