dream about (someone or something)

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dream about (someone or something)

1. To fantasize about doing something as one's goal or ambition. I've dreamed about 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 about all the foods I couldn't eat. Waking up was quite a disappointment! What does it mean if you keep dreaming about the same person every night?
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dream about someone or something

 and dream of someone or something
to have mental pictures about someone or something, especially in one's sleep. I dreamed about you all night last night. I dreamed of a huge chocolate cake.
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Tony Blair was dreamed about more than any other politician or celebrity, BACP's research found, with social violence also permeating our dreams.
Two per cent have nightmares about Tony Blair, he is more dreamed about than other politicians and indeed celebrities,' Mr Hodson said.
On the other hand, in our survey, the Queen is not dreamed about at all.
FOR years, I dreamed about building a school where parents could send their children and know that they are getting an education that actually prepares them for the real world.
Each type of exercise before sleep prompted many volunteers to report, upon waking in the morning, that they had dreamed about the person they had thought about or tried not to think about the night before, the researchers say in the April Psychological Science.
I didn't interpret the dream--like I dreamed about two basketballs lost in a pit and I told myself, in the dream, "Well, you don't have to interpret that