like a dream

like a dream

Exceptionally well or good; better than one could have hoped. After plugging away at it for nearly two years, we finally got this old hot rod running like a dream. Our wedding day was like a dream. I still can't believe how perfectly it all came together.
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like a dream

COMMON If you do something like a dream, you do it very well. She had noticed, from across the dance floor, that he danced like a dream. He writes like a dream.
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like a dream

very well or successfully. informal
1996 Good Food The spring lamb is stuffed … laced with garlic and herbs, and carves like a dream.
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