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dream away

To waste time absorbed in fantasies. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dream" and "away." You'll be up all night doing your book report if you just lay around and dream away the day.
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dream something away

Fig. to waste away a period of time having fantasies. I just want to sit in the sun and dream the day away. Don't dream away your life!
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I'm already imagining myself, cocktail in hand, lying back in the bath and dreaming away.
THE DREAMER The smell of Halloween drifted like a ghost today A changeover of seasons, A hand over from Goddess to Goddess As we stand on the threshold of a dying year, And I will spend my time wishing upon rainbows And dreaming away the days until the sun returns.
We lived in a brand-new suburb perched on the edge of an Illinois prairie, and I'd spend hours roaming through the tall grass, sometimes making a nest for myself in a sunny spot and dreaming away the afternoon.
Sweet black woman of my people, This is how I want to sleep, In your arms Dreaming away.
Dreaming away depression: the role of REM sleep and dreaming in affective disorders.
Historic heads dreaming away an April noonday under redbuds
You: Dreaming away - but remembering you didn't wake up to a sack full of sugar plums.
Other good horses he looked after at Kingsclere included Leap Lively, the 1981 Oaks third, as well as Dreaming Away, Welsh Note and Simple Taste, who were all Listed winners.
Not even a room, not even the facade of a house, but just a tree in the backyard, hidden away from the bustle of main street politics; the tree under whose shadow she always imagines herself sitting, dreaming away her days.
I've not had much luck and I've not been successful in it yet, but I believe at the beginning of every year that I'll win the National so I'll keep dreaming away," he told At The Races.
he's dreaming away the long, cold months till springtime's here