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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 on

(spoken)
what you want will not happen “I've got a feeling I'll win the lottery this week.” “Dream on!”
Usage notes: usually said to answer someone else, as in the example.
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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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