daydream about (someone or something)

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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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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.
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
Daydreaming about what you'd do if you were rolling in dough won't get you anywhere.