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in a perfect world

If things existed or happened exactly as one would like. Well, in a perfect world I'd be able to take time off for paternity leave without having it affect my pay, but at least I get to take the time off at all! Well, we'd be able to provide healthcare services to every citizen without charge in a perfect world, but unfortunately that's never going to happen.
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in an ideal world

If things existed or happened exactly as one would like. Well, in an ideal world I'd be able to take time off for paternity leave without having it affect my pay, but at least I get to take the time off at all! Well, we'd be able to provide healthcare services to every citizen without charge in an ideal world, but unfortunately that's never going to happen.
See also: ideal, world

in an ˌideal/a ˌperfect ˈworld

used to say that something is what you would like to happen or what should happen, but you know it cannot: In an ideal world we would be recycling and reusing everything.
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Nalin Welgama, Chairman of Ideal Finance Ltd, said, "At a time where non-banking financial institutions are pressured by low economic growth and flagging vehicle sales, I welcome the timely entry of Mahindra Finance to Sri Lanka.
An ideal I of a BCI-algebra S is said to be regular (see [26]) if it is also a subalgebra of S.
It is clear that every ideal of a BCK-algebra is regular (see [26]).
The East Wenatchee location adds to Ideal Option's treatment network across Central and Eastern Washington, including its Tri-Cities headquarters and locations in Yakima, Sunnyside, Walla Walla, Spokane, and Pullman.
"Our goal at Ideal Option is to provide the resources people need to overcome addiction and And lasting stability," said Jeff Allgaier, President and Founder of Ideal Option.
The Conca series was originally designed for Ideal Standard by Master designer Paolo Tilche in 1972, and it had profound impact on the culture of design.
Ideal Standard's new CONCA series of basins presented at ISH 2019 as a world premiere is complemented by two distinct series of faucets designed by Ludovica + Roberto Palomba: the cylindrical JOY and the exceptionally flat basin mixer CHECK.
In all, an ideal wardrobe has about 50 fashion articles.
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Primary ideal is an ideal A of [Q.sub.t] if for all x, z [member of] [Q.sub.t], x * z [member of] A and x [not member of] A imply [z.sup.n] [member of] A for some positive integer n, where [mathematical expression not reproducible].
Women who are exposed to media ideal and thin body images usually engage themselves in different methods to modify their body image and shape, even they wear padded or small bra to form the illusion of having a size of ideal breasts, and such females often undergo plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery and breast surgery to attain perfect body image (Harrison, 2003; Henderson-King and Brooks, 2009).
Last week, a floor collapse at a construction site operated by Ideal and supervised by Hassan trapped three workers, resulting in serious injuries.
A nonempty subset I of X is called an implicative ideal if it satisfies ([I.sub.1]) and ([I.sub.3]) x [member of] I whenever (x *(y * x)) * z [member of] I and z [member of] I.
The global youth should not compromise their ideals for negative values as their countries would become failed nations if they do, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said at an international conference today.