wouldn't dream of doing

wouldn't dream of doing something

would not even consider doing something. I wouldn't dream of taking your money! I'm sure that John wouldn't dream of complaining to the manager.
See also: dream, of
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Still, the traditional wearers wouldn't dream of doing this to their sari.
Matt Taylor said: "I've been watching the Terriers for years but wouldn't dream of doing my shopping in town as it's a dump and those bus gates are a draconian idea.
It hurt me to see a few people accusing me of swearing in front of children; I am a dad of one, with another on the way, and this is something I wouldn't dream of doing as that is not acceptable.
Jealousy tempts you to accuse your close ones of things they wouldn't dream of doing.
When asked whether he had a sexual attraction to boys, he said: "I wouldn't dream of doing anything like that.
French and Spanish women wouldn't dream of doing this; just 0.
Living as I do outside the city boundary, I wouldn't dream of doing likewise.
It is illegal for me to abuse the airwaves in such a fashion and I wouldn't dream of doing so as I need the money for my outgoings which my accountant assures me are "now out of complete control"
For most, just the idea of living out ones fantasy in a foreign country or daring to do what most around them wouldn't dream of doing, is extremely appealing.
Martin Bruno, NAPIT's chief operating officer, said about electrical safety: "When it comes to fitting a new boiler or gas fire, most homeowners wouldn't dream of doing the work themselves or hiring someone they weren't sure was fully qualified and experienced.
And you'll learn to cultivate your customers so they wouldn't dream of doing business with anyone else.
That's why they get in the road most of the time when others wouldn't dream of doing what they do.
People may think they can remain anonymous when they are online, that they can say and do things they wouldn't dream of doing in real life without consequences.
I could easily just have driven away because there was no sign of anybody, but I wouldn't dream of doing that.
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