in someone's dreams

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Definition of in someone's dreams

informal
used to say that one does not think something that another person wants or expects will ever happen "Maybe my parents will lend me the car tonight." "In your dreams."

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“In someone's dreams.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20someone%27s%20dreams. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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