not dream of something/of doing something
wouldn't dream of (doing something)
Would not dare consider doing something. I'm sure Mom didn't read that letter you got—she wouldn't dream of opening someone else's mail. A: "Now, don't go telling the boss our plan!" B: "I wouldn't dream of it!"
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not ˈdream of something/of doing something(often used with would) not even consider something under any circumstances: ‘Don’t tell Gary what I’ve bought him for his birthday.’ ‘I wouldn’t dream of it.’ ♢ Only a couple of years ago he would never have dreamt of going abroad on his own, and now he’s travelling around India!
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