never in your wildest dreams
never in (one's) wildest dreams
Not in any point in time that one has ever imagined. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that someday I'd be living in Paris!
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never in your wildest dreamsor
not in your wildest dreams
If you say that never in your wildest dreams or not in your wildest dreams could you imagine a particular thing, you mean that you are very surprised by how good it is. We were told we could expect a substantial win but never in my wildest dreams could I have thought it would be more than £1 million. Not even in our wildest dreams did we think we would sell every seat for the entire season.
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never in your wildest dreamsused to emphasize that something is beyond the scope of your imagination.
1996 Daily Star Never in his wildest dreams did he think the cheers were to welcome the opening goal of a match.
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