Phrasal Verbs

dream of

This page is about the phrasal verb dream of


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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