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

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the man

1. slang The established order or body of authority, especially the government. Primarily heard in US. I've been getting small tax refunds by mistake for years, but I've never said anything to them about it. It's my own little way of sticking it to the man. Of course you don't understand—you work for the man now. You're just a cog in the whole corrupt machine, dude.
2. slang The police as an entity. Primarily heard in US. In this town, you're more likely to get shot by the man than any criminal on the streets.
See also: man

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

the man

verb
See man
See also: man
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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