dream come true


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dream come true

A wish or a goal that a person has wanted or achieved after a long time. Jessica has had a crush on David since she was a teenager. When he finally asked her out on a date, it was a dream come true. Some of my favorite organizations are the ones that make dreams come true for terminally ill children. Publishing this novel is really a dream come true. I never thought I'd see the day it happened.
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dream come true

Fig. a wish or a dream that has become a reality. My vacation to Hawaii was like a dream come true. Having you for a friend is a dream come true.
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dream come true, a

A wild fancy or hope that is realized. For example, Winning a trip to Paris is a dream come true.
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He decided to make dancing his career when he joined the Hammond School in Chester..Going will be a dream come true and will be the start of my career
Determined to see Jamie's dream come true his brother Chris organised a sponsored snooker event and a charity night which together with generous donations from Sita UK and local businessman Gordon
SPANISH rider Carlos Sastre was crowned Tour de France winner yesterday and revealed his victory was a dream come true.
The Edinburgh mum-of-one said: ``Having my photo taken with Rod really was a dream come true.''
She joked before the show that the huge crowd made her feel like it was the FA Cup Final and added: ``It's a dream come true, because singing is what I've wanted to do since I was a nipper.''
"To be part of the squad was a dream come true and to play in both of the games - it's going to be a long while before that sinks in," he said.
For almost any young modern dancer, getting into the Merce Cunningham Dance Company would be a dream come true. Cunningham is one of the world's great choreographers, and his dancers are as superb, majestic, and consummately trained as any in modern dance.