living the dream


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living the dream

Leading an extremely ideal life, especially in relation to one's career. (Sometimes said ironically to mean the opposite.) Daniel: "John got a great new job testing video games, and he gets to travel to gaming conventions all over the world!" Janet: "Wow, it sounds like he's living the dream!" The only job I could get with my bachelor's degree was some mind-numbing data entry work. I'm really living the dream these days.
See also: dream, living
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"I'm living the dream because as an England athlete you feel pressure to come here and get a medal," he told the Gazette.
"The winner of our Kids Got Talent competition will not only get the chance to perform on stage during the Living the Dream show but if the winner is a singer will get the chance to record at an Essex recording studio which is owned by Stacey's brother, another fantastic prize," said Sandra.
"It's living the dream right now - the atmosphere is great." Heaslip though, insists his thoughts are not on the three-Test series at this stage of proceedings.
His widow Toni said: "Gary was living the dream and we are all very proud of who he was and he will be missed greatly."
As a civilian air show performer at events around the country, he takes viewers on a tour of the last 100 years of flight with his Living the Dream air show.
And after her straight-sets win over a tennis legend, the girl with the world at her feet announced: "I'm here to win TURN TO PAGE 51 shE's LIvINg thE DREAM this tournament." American sensation Gauff reached for the sky after becoming the youngest player ever to win a match in the main draw.
A TAXI driver who died following an assault in a car park at Manchester Airport posted a poignant final message on Facebook, minutes before his death The popular cabbie, who has been named as WIlliam Brent Taylor, from Chesterfield, said he was "living the dream" as he waited to pick up at Terminal Two yesterday morning.
FORMER Middlesbrough goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer says he is "living the dream" with Fulham and wants to play for at least a further two seasons.
MARTIN KEOWN believes Thierry Henry is "living the dream" by returning to Arsenal.
MANCHESTER United's new striker Javier Hernandez feels he is "living the dream" after passing a medical with the club.
He also filmed a special segment for the second series of the Disney Channel series Jonas Brothers: Living The Dream.
Not living the dream. Living the reality like the rest of us.
And no doubt The Automatic enjoyed it - living the dream and all that.
Having scooped pounds 1.3m, Luke and Emma Pittard could be said to be living the dream. But is that dreamall it's cracked up to be?
Dave Black says he is "living the dream" after completing an access to higher education course at Solihull College, enabling him to clinch a place at Aston University.