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Living in a dream world
If you tell someone they’re
“living in a dream world”,
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  1. 1. UNIT18 UNIT18 Living in a dream world If you tell someone they’re “living in a dream world”, you’re saying that their ideas aren't real or logical. “If you think I’m going to pay for you to stay in a five-star hotel while I have to sleep on the sofa, you’re living in a dream world!” dreamidiomsI Living the dream Ifsomeoneis“livingthedream” they’rereallyenjoyinglife. “My brother’s a racing driver, he’s married to a supermodel and he lives in Beverly Hills. He’s really living the dream.” The man / woman / thing of your dreams The person or thing that you’d most like to have. “Do you think I’ll ever meet the man of my dreams?” Like a dream if something works “like a dream”, it works perfectlyand without any problems. “The car works like a dream.” Dreamon!/ Inyourdreams! We use this expression when we want to say that we don’t think something will happen. “You think she wants to go on a date with you? Dream on! /You think they’d let you work here? In your dreams!” Wouldn’t dream of… If you say you “wouldn’t dream of” doing something, it means you’d never do it. “I wouldn’t dream of lying to you.” My dream… If you use “dream” as an adjective before a noun, it means it’s your idea of perfection. “My dream house would be by the beach. / My dream man would be tall, dark and handsome.” A dream come true If you describe something as “a dream come true”, you’re saying that it’s something you’ve wanted to do for a long time and it was just as good as you had imagined. “Going to Paris with my husband was a dream come true.” FREEsubscriptionifyourecommendHotEnglishLanguageServicestoyourcompany.E-mailclasses@hotenglishmagazine.com www.hotenglishgroup.com I 21

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