dream of (someone or something)

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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
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I had not even dreamed of one day climbing the mountain, but now we can say more about it and encourage our fellow youth to do the same.
Our picture shows a very young Mark Turnbull aged only 12 in April 1976 in a story which said that Mark dreamed of one day becoming a DJ for Radio Cleveland, despite his visual disability.
They all dreamed of one days coming back to coach the Bruins.
He always dreamed of one day holding a tournament and promoting friendship through rugby.
Kevin had been on Rangers' books for the past eight months and would have dreamed of one day playing for his first team.
KITT, the talking car that every 1980s child dreamed of one day owning, will be up for sale in an internet action this week.
A FEW YEARS AGO, WALTER, A 50-something milkman, dreamed of one day owning and running his own business--getting rich and being his own boss.
As a boy, little Georgie dreamed of one day becoming Commissioner of Baseball.
He dreamed of one day building a facility in his homeland of Puerto Rico where youngsters could hone their athletic skills and pursue their dreams.
Reagan dreamed of one day sharing the aircraft with the people at the library that bears his name.
Fabrizio Ravanelli, 2004 (probably): "Even as a small boy in Italy, I always dreamed of one day playing for Dagenham & Redbridge.
Antonio Perez was a 13-year-old boy in the Dominican Republic who dreamed of one day joining Martinez in the major leagues when the trade took place, On Sunday, the countrymen faced each other for the first time with Perez, the Dodgers' second baseman, getting the better of his boyhood idol.
I also dreamed of one day moving south and becoming an American citizen.
Gaylord said when he was in the fifth grade, he picked up a photograph of decathlete Rafer Johnson and wrote an essay on him and dreamed of one day going to the Olympics.
Later, as a soldier in Vietnam and then as a commercial illustrator, Cariglio dreamed of one day doing a modern version of the show that so influenced his life.