live in cloud-cuckoo land(redirected from lived in cloud cuckoo land)
live in cloud-cuckoo land
To believe that unrealistic, idealized, and/or fanciful ideas will happen, when in fact they are beyond the realms of possibility. Tom thinks he'll be able to live off his bad poetry—he's living in cloud-cuckoo land if you ask me!
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