From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a dreambe a dreambe perfect or very desirable 🔊 Her latest boyfriend is an absolute dream. 🔊 Some performers are a dream to work with; others are not.somebody’s dream (=something someone would really like) 🔊 She’s every adolescent schoolboy’s dream. →dream
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be a dream• He was dreaming; maybe it was the way he would dream for the rest of his short life.• I wondered for a moment whether I was dreaming, and then silently gave thanks.• Brilliant and thoroughly counterculture, Kaczynski is a dreamcrimesuspect for our 1990s infotainment-please society.• Maybe the Cro-Magnon cave people were dreaming of the animals they hoped to see when they drew them on the cave walls.• Then, of course, as they are dreams, that sense that nothing exists directly behind you either is omnipresent.• In many ways, though, this is a dream job for Barkley, a big sportsfan.