the man/woman/thing of (one's) dreams

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the man/woman/thing of (one's) dreams

The ideal person or thing that one has been hoping or longing for. When discussing a person, it refers to an ideal romantic partner. 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!
See also: dream, man, of, thing, woman

the man

verb
See man
See also: man
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They have male friendships that don't become muddled with feelings of love or lust, while love and sex are destined to converge (at least ideally) upon the woman of one's dreams. Gay men know very well that love and sex are often detached, that sex can be just sex, that love--but what good is love?