English version

dream something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdream something ↔ up phrasal verbINVENTto think of a plan or idea, especially an unusual one He was continually dreaming up new schemes to promote and enlarge the business. dream→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dream upThe theory must have sounded wonderful to the think-tankers who dreamed it up.In my dream I got up and went to the office.He didn't have the muscle to Dream it all up for himself.April 18: Had that lousy dream about packing up for the concentration camp and the clock going dead.Most love is a dream we wake up from.Understanding of the dream built up in layers, over a long period of time.He had dreamed of fixing up the two-story, 1,000-square - foot summer cabin on South Mountain for his retirement.
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Verb table
dream
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydream
he, she, itdreams
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydreameddreamt
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dreamed
he, she, ithas dreamed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dreamed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dream
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dreamed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dreaming
he, she, itis dreaming
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you, we, theyare dreaming
Past
I, he, she, itwas dreaming
you, we, theywere dreaming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dreaming
he, she, ithas been dreaming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dreaming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dreaming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dreaming
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