never in (one's) wildest dreams

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never in (one's) wildest dreams

Not in any point in time that one has ever imagined. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that someday I'd be living in Paris!
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never in your wildest dreams

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not in your wildest dreams

If you say that never in your wildest dreams or not in your wildest dreams could you imagine a particular thing, you mean that you are very surprised by how good it is. We were told we could expect a substantial win but never in my wildest dreams could I have thought it would be more than £1 million. Not even in our wildest dreams did we think we would sell every seat for the entire season.
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never in your wildest dreams

used to emphasize that something is beyond the scope of your imagination.
1996 Daily Star Never in his wildest dreams did he think the cheers were to welcome the opening goal of a match.
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He showed them the sink in the kitchen, with running water and a faucet, something which Teta Elzbieta had never in her wildest dreams hoped to possess.
Never in her wildest dreams, though, did she think that ``nice, little Jewish boy from the Bronx I married'' would be standing on a loading dock 64 years later doing his best to make sure no school kid in the Valley would be going to bed hungry tonight.
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