Definition of impossible dream in English:

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impossible dream


A highly desirable yet seemingly unattainable goal or aspiration: within a few years folks could hardly remember why anyone had thought the four-minute mile was an impossible dream Rovers fans are beginning to dream the impossible dream
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  • Turning swords into ploughshares seems abruptly to be an impossible dream for mankind.
  • Standing just feet away from your red carpet heroes on the sunny French Riviera would seem an impossible dream to most teenagers.
  • For regular guys, slam-dunking seems like an impossible dream.
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