There are 2 translations of dream in Spanish:

dream1

Pronunciation: /driːm/

n

  • 1 1.1 (while sleeping) sueño (m) to have a dream about sth/sb soñar* con algo/algn a bad dream una pesadilla sweet dreams! ¡que duermas bien!, ¡que sueñes con los angelitos! [humorístico/humorous] 1.2 (daydream) sueño (m), ensueño (m) she felt as if she were in a dream le parecía estar soñando (despierta) he goes around in a dream vive en las nubes
  • 2 (fantasy, ideal, aspiration) sueño (m) her wildest dreams came true hasta sus sueños más imposibles se hicieron realidad it was beyond my wildest dreams ni en sueños lo hubiera imaginado the house of your dreams la casa de sus sueños, su casa ideal a dream come true un sueño hecho realidad her fondest dream el sueño de su vida, su mayor ilusión I had dreams of being famous mi sueño (dorado) era hacerme famoso, soñaba con la fama or con hacerme famoso The American Dream el sueño americano (before n) dream world (imaginary) mundo (m) imaginario (ideal) mundo (m) ideal he lives in a dream world vive de ilusiones, vive en las nubes your dream home la casa de sus sueños, su casa ideal she's everyone's dream girl es el tipo de chica con la que sueña todo el mundo

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There are 2 translations of dream in Spanish:

dream2

(past & past p dreamed or (BrE also) , dreamt /dremt/)

vi

  • 1 1.1 (in sleep) soñar* to dream about o of sth/sb soñar* con algo/algn 1.2 (daydream) soñar* (despierto), estar* en las nubes stop dreaming! ¡baja de las nubes!
  • 2 2.1 (imagine) to dream of sth soñar* con algo I dreamed of going to live in the country soñaba con irme a vivir al campo 2.2 (contemplate)(not) to dream of sth/-ing I wouldn't dream of borrowing money ni se me ocurriría pedir dinero prestado would you do that? — I wouldn't dream of it! ¿harías eso? — ¡ni pensarlo! or ¡de ninguna manera! or ¡ni en sueños!

vt

  • 1 (in sleep) soñar* I dreamed (that) I was drowning soñé que me ahogaba to dream a dream [literario/literary] soñar*, tener* un sueño
  • 2 (imagine) (usu neg) imaginarse I never dreamed he'd be so rude nunca (me) imaginé que iba a ser tan grosero she little dreamed that she would one day own that house lo que menos se imaginaba era que aquella casa llegaría a ser suya

Phrasal verbs

dream away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
pasarse soñando he dreamed away the hours se pasaba las horas soñando

dream up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[plan] idear I don't know how he dreams up these notions no sé de dónde saca or cómo se le ocurren esas cosas

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.