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of (one's) dreams

That one most desires or has hoped for. I never expected to get married again, but meeting the man of my dreams completely changed my mind. I can't turn down this offer—it's the job of my dreams!
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of your dreams

COMMON If someone or something is the person or thing of your dreams, they are the best you can imagine. Maybe, just maybe, the man of your dreams will walk through that door and into your life tonight. It was in Tunisia that they saw the house of their dreams, the most beautiful dwelling imaginable.
See also: dream, of
References in classic literature ?
They tormented my childhood, making of my dreams a procession of nightmares and a little later convincing me that I was different from my kind, a creature unnatural and accursed.
I see explanation is necessary before I can tell you of the substance of my dreams.
Yet I never dreamed of cities; nor did a house ever occur in any of my dreams.
And on my inner vision flashed the memories of my dreams,--the midday sun shining on tall grass, the wild bull grazing quietly, the sudden parting of the grass before the swift rush of the tawny one, his leap to the bull's back, the crashing and the bellowing, and the crunch crunch of bones; or again, the cool quiet of the water-hole, the wild horse up to his knees and drinking softly, and then the tawny one--always the tawny one
I was taken home, nervous and overwrought, sick with the invasion of my real life by that other life of my dreams.
Then, in the vision of my dream, Mopo, thou didst draw near, and, lifting thy hand, didst give the royal salute of Bayete to these brothers of mine, and with thy foot didst spurn the carcase of me, thy king.
He was part of my dream, of course--but then I was part of his dream, too
My students are aware of my dreams, and they encourage my progress.