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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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Most notably, daydreams are believed to be essential for organizing internal information, reflecting on personal goals, and planning complex future events (Stawarczyk et al.
It is important to distinguish work-related daydreams from the more prevalent construct occupational daydreams, put forth by Holland (1994) and made familiar by its inclusion in the Self-Directed Search (Holland, 1994).
A simple daydream usually lasts only a few minutes.
We know that all children daydream, so the concern to be addressed is whether there is something going on that is more than typical daydreaming and is interfering with a child's ability to learn in the classroom.
People working in marketing daydream the most, followed by bankers, lawyers, estate agents and civil servants.
Executives, directors and senior management tend to daydream for longer periods.
The beauty of the daydream is that, not only does every horse win, but Ladbrokes can't step into the market and crush the odds.
This index score indicates a moderate degree of similarity between daydreams and SDS scores.
The survey also shows that when it comes to strangers, twice as many adults daydream about dark-haired partners.
The present study is an attempt to determine: 1) if similar proportions of respondents report exclusively first-person, mixed, and exclusively third-person daydream perspectives; and 2) if there is continuity between the perspective an individual adopts while daydreaming and dreaming.
On the wall were pictures of what I had seen in my daydreams,'' Koslo said.
The face of rugby on ITV said: "I've had daydreams about sitting there on a big Six Nations weekend and I've got you, Popey and Conor O'Shea in front of me.
I'M happily married to a wonderful man, expecting my first baby, and yet, all day long, I daydream about being with my first lover.
A night of passion heads the list of top five romantic daydreams, followed closely by being swept off by a stranger.