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flight of fantasy

An imaginative but unrealistic idea. No one took his campaign for office seriously because his proposed solutions to problems were filled with flights of fantasy.
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a flight of fancy


a flight of fantasy

COMMON If you call an idea, statement, or plan a flight of fancy or a flight of fantasy, you mean that it is imaginative but not at all practical. This is no flight of fancy. The prototype is already flying, and production is to begin next year. The idea that you could use these satellites as weapons is a complete flight of fantasy.
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a ˌflight of ˈfancy

an idea or a statement that is very imaginative but not practical or sensible: The idea is not just a flight of fancy. It has been done before.
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On diamonds at Redondo High School in Redondo Beach and Memorial Field in Commerce most Sundays, Jeff and Neil play baseball in a six-team league made up of nearly 100 former Dodgers fantasy campers.
The longest-running high-stakes fantasy sports operator in the industry, the NFC has awarded more than USD 37m in prize money.
Final Fantasy XV will be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 29th.
It is beyond reasonable dispute that daily fantasy leagues involve an element of chance regarding how a selected player will perform on game day," the opinion states.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Fantasy Sports market for the period 2015-2019.
FantasyScore launches as a daily fantasy football game, but the MLB, the NBA and NHL will soon be available.
Two, his fantasy was a very deep, a very dark and a very dangerous fantasy.
Besides, the acquired website will be able to use the resources of FullTime Fantasy Sports and add fantasy tournaments into its offerings giving fantasy enthusiasts the opportunity to take part in tournament game play all year long, the buyer added.
A Sox loss can have a silver lining if the players on his fantasy team did well.
Thus, one era's belief is another's fantasy just as one group's religion is another's mythology.
80,000--Average income among fantasy sports players, which breaks down to about $6.
Sex and the struggle between men and women is not enough to keep my interest for 339 pages, but keep in mind fantasy is not my favorite read.
I wanted to fly -- fly to the moon, fly to the planets, I wanted to be a spaceman,'' said Larry Alger, 54, of North Hollywood, one of more than 1,000 fantasy and sci-fi buffs who converged Friday for LOSCON 33, a three-day convention steeped in the pages of Robert A.
They will also appreciate Brian Thomsen's introduction that describes the emerging respectability of the fantasy genre.
Tokyo, Japan, Jan 9, 2006 - (JCN) - Sony Computer Entertainment of Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment, has announced a collaboration with Square Enix, and the Japanese release of Final Fantasy XII pack (SCPH - 75000 FF) for PlayStation 2.