dream away

idiom

: to spend (a period of time) thinking usually pleasant thoughts about one's life or future
I sat on the porch and dreamed away the day.

Examples of dream away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jocelyn freezes as everyone discusses Rob being digitally removed from his movie, and on Tedros’ cue, Xander takes the opportunity to make his big return to singing after Jocelyn’s mother (and potentially Jocelyn herself) took that dream away from him long ago. Selome Hailu, Variety, 2 July 2023 Kennedy learned never to throw a violent dream away, to save everything, to draw primarily from herself. Scott Brown, New York Times, 2 Dec. 2022 After much consideration, John accepted her endorsement and declared his candidacy, effectively tearing the dream away from Jamie (Wes Bentley). Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 2 June 2022 Svenskt Tenn is very professional in making people dream away and long for a better life. Vogue, 7 Sep. 2021 This could be a good time to take a vacation with a romantic partner and dream away some spare time. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 21 July 2021 But a foul up with super formula license points stole that dream away. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 3 May 2021 The left wants to take that American dream away from you. Donald J. Trump and Ben Carson, WSJ, 16 Aug. 2020

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“Dream away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dream%20away. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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