dream away

(redirected from dreams away)

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.
See also: away, dream

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!
See also: away, dream
References in periodicals archive ?
Four friends are helping children across the island sleep peacefully throughout the night by creating a colourful collection of catchers ancient Native American Indian tribes believed helped keep bad dreams away.
In the winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.
Which of the contestants will impress their mentors, and who will have to put their dreams away for another year?
He said of that work: "I feel my dreams came true but these kids are so unfortunate to have a bad start, but there's no need to take their dreams away.
A group of girls from Leyte province temporarily forgot their tragic experiences in typhoon Yolanda after Young visited the Redemptorist Church in Tacloban City yesterday and reminded them not to let the devastation brought by the storm wash their dreams away.
But now it's 2013 and I'm playing for a wonderful team like Spurs and my aim is to win this game and perhaps to put my childhood dreams away.
to trudging out on Friday into a blizzard carrying our dreams away on every flake of snow.
One goal down inside 10 minutes to a strike from Ryan Stevenson, it could have been three, maybe even four, inside a whirlwind opening 30 minutes which very nearly blew St Mirren's dreams away.
But he decided at that young age that diabetes was not going to take his dreams away.
As well as dealing with their own cultural differences, each has been seeking to fulfill their aspirations and dreams away from home and loved ones.
I had almost given up hope, putting those dreams away.
When the pope turned her dreams away from China and toward America, Mother Cabrini and six former orphans sailed for New York City in 1889, ministering to Italian immigrants holed up in steerage with their cardboard suitcases.
MY NORTHUMBERLAND I wander down a long and lonely lane The breeze blows Bluebells peeping through the hedgerows My lonely lane has no babbling brook Only a quiet little stream I reach the end of my lonely lane Wander back again The breeze blows It cannot blow my dreams away My dreams are here to stay In my Northumberland.
In this regard, he says the Macedonian media are ruled by the so called "factory" for taking people's dreams away, whose goal at the same time is taking people's ambitions for a better life away, too.
2 seed Andy Roddick he has what it takes to blow his Wimbledon dreams away.