flight of fantasy

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flight of fantasy

An imaginative but unrealistic idea. No one took his campaign for office seriously because his proposed solutions to problems were filled with flights of fantasy.
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Flights of Fantasy met this challenge head-on, creating a model for public-private partnerships.
You can dine on Saddam while sporting an Iraq War T-shirt; among the most popular are those featuring Mohammed Sayeed Al-Sahhaf, the information minister notorious for his flights of fantasy. "Baghdad Bob" is a war paraphernalia favorite: There's a mug, a talking doll, even a British-produced dance track sampling some of his most beloved denials.
High point of the evening for most, however, was the anarchic, surrealist style of Ross Noble, the Geordie funster and his stream of utterly-bizarre and side-splitting flights of fantasy, usually inspired by members of the audience.
Yet for all their flights of fantasy and flashes of erudition, these poems return with regularity to earthier and coarser language, the language of a bucolic roll in the hay.
This goal, however, shouldn't interfere with flights of fantasy along the way.
A mysterious intruder, flights of fantasy, and outrageous humor--the takeoff of Saturday Night Fever is fabulous--merely postpone the inevitable pain of the video's climax.
He is often styled in Italy an essayist and that is an understatement; it might be more accurate to label him a baroque mind filled with flights of fantasy, poetry, humor and the grotesque; an inveterate redactor of strange, vivid and troubling texts; and a writer driven by a veritable lust for the outrageous, evocative, and frequently impenetrable turn of long phrases.
So thoughtful of them!" On second thoughts, perhaps these stories would be just too farfetched flights of fantasy even in this world of sci-fi icons.
What gave our latest visit extra spice was that we were on our way to see last weekend's Cosford Flights of Fantasy exhibition, where guests included the extraordinary Sylvia Anderson, co-creator of Thunderbirds.
They are engraved "Flights of Fantasy Goodwood Concorde Anniversary Flight 2 March 1990".
And South African police spokesman Vishnu Naidoo added: "We surely must be judged on the reality, not just on flights of fantasy and imagination.
In the new "new age" cinema, creaky sets, romantic flights of fantasy and wooden acting are out.
Flights Of Fantasy, a brand created by Goodwood Travel for Concorde some 20 years ago, has been taken over by Voyana, as a programme based around two of the most luxurious private jets available ( a specially designed 28-seater A319 which normally has 120 seats, and a 10-seater Legacy.
Flights Of Fantasy has a 45-day World Air Cruise aboard a private jet via 14 countries.
Many of Adams' flights of fantasy are crammed into the 108-minute intergalactic flight time but at the expense of coherence and fluidity.