dream of doing
dream of (someone or something)
1. To fantasize about someone or something, especially doing something as one's goal or ambition. I've dreamed of being an astronaut since I was eight years old. I've dreamed of this moment. I can't believe it's actually happening. Back in high school, I dreamed of him. Now we're together and he's everything to me.
2. To envision someone or something in one's sleep. While recovering from dental surgery, I actually dreamed of all the foods I couldn't eat. Waking up was quite a disappointment! What does it mean if you keep dreaming of the same thing every night?
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dream of doing something
Fig. to have a fantasy of doing something. (See also dream about someone or something.) I dream of owning a house like that. Clara dreamed of sailing off into the sunset with Roger.
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