dream of (someone or something)

(redirected from dream of one)

dream of (someone or something)

1. To fantasize about doing something as one's goal or ambition. I've dreamed of being an astronaut since I was eight years old.
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?
See also: dream, of
References in periodicals archive ?
I know this from twins Michael and Marcus Harris, who reached out years after graduating from Washington High School to let me know they are continuing to pursue their dream of one day playing professional football.
The store, SLB, does not fulfill his dream of one day having a shop that sells only sneakers and car rims, but it does offer all the necessary gear a style-inclined man could ever possibly need.
The story of Clara and her stalwart Nutcracker Prince fills the imaginations of countless children who dream of one day dancing the ballet's roles.
Alberto Castillo of Bakersfield left Cuba in 1993 with the dream of one day playing in the major leagues.
I was still at school but riding out at weekends and holidays for Arthur Stephenson when The Thinker won the race for the stable in 1987, so for the dream of one day winning it to become reality was magnificent.
He said: 'I really dream of one day coaching Juventus - that is the best job in the world.
TV may have turned the whole world into couch potatoes, but the Internet truly bids to make the world One -- and the dream of One World is, in American Protestant fundamentalist thinking, of the devil's making.
Most golfers dream of one ace in their lives but Colin Mitchell of Perth has just bagged his FIFTH and he's our latest Where Eagles Dare winner.
The plot centers on George Milton and Lennie Small, itinerant ranch hands who dream of one day owning a small farm.
I dream of one day eliminating the pain and suffering that is experienced daily around the world due to operation of motorized vehicles while under the influence of drugs and alcohol," said Bellehumeur.
Back home, Kim was emerging as the brightest prospect in the country - he's the youngest player to ever earn a spot on the junior national team - but he worried his dream of one day playing in the NBA would stall if he didn't make the transition to American basketball sooner rather than later.
On Saturday, April 2, the dream of one hard-working Houston family will come true as walls are raised for this historic construction project in Northeast Houston as Habitat's "Week of 500 Dreams" celebration gets under way.
Youngsters are lulled to sleep by bedtime stories of Woody Hayes and tuba players dream of one day dotting the I.
Garcia, who recently learned that charges against him and two other suspects had been dismissed, said in an interview this week that he and many other Cubans living in the United States dream of one day bringing democracy to their homeland.