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daydream about (someone or something)

To fantasize or imagine scenarios while one is awake (as opposed to dreaming while one is asleep). She's probably daydreaming about the boy she has a crush on, considering she's doodling his name all over her notebook. I can't believe that I'm singing on Broadway tonight—I used to daydream about that all the time when I was a kid!
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daydream about someone or something

to have daytime fantasies about someone or something. Poor Alice is always daydreaming about Albert. John is daydreaming about running away to Tahiti.
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However, Super, Savickas, and Super (1996) briefly remarked on the phenomenon and its role in self-concept development by stating that individuals engage in "daydreaming about possible selves they may construct" (p.
Anticipating a full season of hunting whitetails on your home ground can be just as satisfying as daydreaming about a moose hunt in the Yukon.
When a celebrity puts his or her home up for sale, we just spend all our time daydreaming about living in it.
Thinking about celebrities is a favourite way to spend time, with women daydreaming about Pippa Midleton, Cheryl Cole and Jose Mourinho, while men were distracted by thoughts of David Beckham, Nigella Lawson and Kelly Brook.
"Daydreaming about the future represents hope," she says.
It's sure as hell better than getting beat up just daydreaming about it.
The amount of time people spend daydreaming about money also appears to increase with salary, with 47% of people who earn more than pounds 50,000 a year saying it is their most regular daydream, compared with just 14% across the population as a whole.
When I wasn't at dance, I was watching videos of my favorites, listening to classical music and envisioning choreography, or daydreaming about being onstage.
While time spent daydreaming may be costing employers money, most Liverpool women are still daydreaming about it!
Back in 1975, Walter Fauerso of Richmond, California, read the famed Jean Giono tale, The Man Who Planted Trees, and began daydreaming about becoming a Johnny Appleseed.
Four hours later and with the winning tally in hand, Phelps and Whiteley sped off to 3rd and Army, while Ogden managed to lock himself out of the building with his keys inside whilst daydreaming about getting tubed.