dream of

This page is about the phrasal verb dream of.

Meaning: If you dream of something you'd really like to be, to do, or to have, you imagine it becoming a real part of your life.

For example:

  • dream of In the classic song Imagine, John Lennon wrote about some of the things he dreamed of for the people of the world.

  • dream of sth Most people seem to dream of things like fame and wealth, but Louis said he dreams of things like peace for the world and contentment for himself.

  • dream of doing sth When Julie was a little girl, she dreamed of being a famous singer.

Nouns often used as objects with dream of: fame, wealth, peace, happiness, beauty, success

Quick Quiz:

When he was a little boy, Justin dreamed of

a. sleeping a lot

b. many nightmares

c. being a football star

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