the man


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the man/woman/thing of (one's) dreams

The ideal person or thing that one has been hoping or longing for. When discussing a person, it refers to an ideal romantic partner. I never expected to get married again, but meeting the man of my dreams completely changed my mind. I can't turn down this offer—it's the job of my dreams!
See also: dream, man, of, thing, woman

the man

verb
See man
See also: man
References in classic literature ?
If the auguries of the prophesying heart shall make themselves good in time, the man who shall be born, whose advent men and events prepare and foreshow, is one who shall enjoy his connection with a higher life, with the man within man; shall destroy distrust by his trust, shall use his native but forgotten methods, shall not take counsel of flesh and blood, but shall rely on the Law alive and beautiful which works over our heads and under our feet.
An't'ing yehs wants, damn it," said the man in an abandonment of good will.
The waiter glanced in with the disgusted look of the man who serves intoxicants for the man who takes too much of them.
Between the times of the arrival and departure of the waiter, the man discoursed to the women on the tender regard he felt for all living things.
Once when the waiter was about to depart with an empty tray, the man drew a coin from his pocket and held it forth.
It was not the first meeting with men the man had had that day.
To his utter disgust, the man, pursued by an armed countryside, found Harley Kennan, his latest victim, like the reporter, to be weaponless.
With a curse the man jerked his leg clear, Michael's teeth ribboning flesh and trousers.
I'll kick your head off for that," the man gritted at Harley through his teeth.
448-457) Mark, when you hear the voice of the crane (17) who cries year by year from the clouds above, for she give the signal for ploughing and shows the season of rainy winter; but she vexes the heart of the man who has no oxen.
The man who does not laugh, like the man who does not make faces, is already a buffoon at heart.
to the adult who happens to be amusing him; so the man who sees a meaning, and a joyful meaning, in existence must also cry "Again
How do you know that the man doesn't need his clothes any more.
Then he stepped to a place behind the man and as he did so raised his eyes to the point in the wall from which the ape-man's voice had come to him, as much as to say, "Master, I am ready.
They want to know what you want," said Otobu, after he had spoken to the man and the girl.