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

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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 ?
Four Winds Harbor was beginning to be a thing of dream and glamour and enchantment--a spellbound haven where no tempest might ever ravin.
Just my name underneath all these women's names, next to their names, it's a thing of dreams.
Speaking afterwards, Alexander-Arnold said: "Obviously it's a thing of dreams to make your European debut for your boyhood club, and to mark it with a goal as well is very special.
For us mere mortals, Chanel jackets and 20-acre holiday homes in France are the thing of dreams, not reality, even on the biggest day of our lives.
David, 51, said: "It's a thing of dreams to find something like this.