go like a dream

go like a dream

To work, perform, or proceed as well as or better than one could have expected or hoped for. I bought this old hot rod nearly ten years ago, but it still goes like a dream for me. I'm so pleased that, after all the hard work we put in to set it up, the fundraiser went like a dream!
See also: dream, like

work/go like a ˈdream

(informal) work/go very well: The plan worked like a dream, and everybody got what they wanted. OPPOSITE: go pear-shaped
See also: dream, like, work