dream away

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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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You are likely to have already slept about 2,555 hours in the past year alone and we will eventually have dreamt away six years of our lives, even though we may never remember a single dream.
This ranger invariably dreamt away the miles as Roy navigated the highway.