Translation of dream in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (while sleeping) to have a dream about something/somebodysoñar con algo/alguiena bad dreamuna pesadillasweet dreams!¡que duermas bien!
¡que sueñes con los angelitos! [humorous]Example sentences1.2 (daydream) she felt as if she were in a dream
le parecía estar soñando (despierta)he goes around in a dreamvive en las nubes
- When she did sleep, her dreams were plagued with images of the Prince, fears of what he could - and probably would - do to her.
- He had been happily sleeping without any dreams, without any images, just pitch blackness.
- They all sank to the floor beginning their faze of sleep, dreams appearing in the minds of all but one.
- 2 (fantasy, ideal, aspiration) her wildest dreams came truehasta sus sueños más imposibles se hicieron realidadit was beyond my wildest dreamsni en sueños lo hubiera imaginadothe house of your dreamsla casa de sus sueñosa dream come true
su casa idealun sueño hecho realidadher fondest dreamel sueño de su vidaI had dreams of being famous
su mayor ilusiónmi sueño (dorado) era hacerme famosoThe American Dream
soñaba con la fama or con hacerme famosoel sueño americanoyour dream homela casa de sus sueñosshe's everyone's dream girl
su casa ideales el tipo de chica con la que sueña todo el mundoExample sentences
- Everyday, people search the housing market for the ultimate designer properties, hoping to find the ideal home of their dreams.
- To be part of this event which was a childhood memory is a dream come true.
- With the prize of a thousand pounds Ann plans to make a dream come true and take a trip to the United States with her family.
- Everyone here is a wisp of a person, broken down by time, unrealistic dreams, or their own personal TKO's.
- The show business is about selling dreams and fantasies.
- It made me think of the most un-realistic dreams and hopes that I had.
- 3 (something wonderful) [colloquial] the dress was an absolute dreamel vestido era un sueñoit cleans like a dream
el vestido era de ensueñolimpia de maravillahe cooks like a dream the whole thing went like a dreamExample sentences
- France is surely cinema's dream.
- It was a book packager's dream - exceptional architecture, beautifully photographed, with interiors that in many cases had been especially decorated for the photo shoot.
- She is, in fact, a licensee's dream who is known for her versatility and cooperative nature.
intransitive verb past tense & past participle dreamed or (in British English also) dreamt
- 1 1.1 (in sleep) to dream
abouto ofsomething/somebodysoñar1.2 (daydream) conalgo/alguiensoñar (despierto)stop dreaming!
estar en las nubes¡baja de las nubes!Example sentences
- I imagined the Caribbean Island I'd always dreamed of, but my fantasies were quickly destroyed.
- ‘It's what you dream about, and it's going to be a fantastic experience,’ she said.
- So, you know, I have to get out of here, and I hope life treats you kind, and, you know, I hope you have all you've ever dreamed of.
- She cried herself to sleep and dreamed about the same nightmare over and over.
- When she was awake, she thought about it and when she was sleeping, she dreamed about it.
- As you awake from your troubled sleep, you realize that the group you'd dreamed about is deep in the woods.
- Maybe I dreamed it, or perhaps the dream was what the shop sold, a fantasy of southern warmth conjured up like a charm in the chilly north.
- She thought that maybe she had dreamt the whole thing but her discarded prom dress lying on the floor told her it was not so.
- Then again, he never saw everything, or maybe he had dreamt it and not remembered.
- 2 2.1 (imagine)to dream
ofsomethingsoñarI dreamed of going to live in the country conalgosoñaba con irme a vivir al campo2.2 (contemplate)(not) to dream ofsomething/ -ingI wouldn't dream of borrowing moneyni se me ocurriría pedir dinero prestadowould you do that? — I wouldn't dream of it!¿harías eso? — ¡ni pensarlo! or ¡de ninguna manera! or ¡ni en sueños!Example sentences
- Had they put pen to paper, they would not have dreamt of expressing such contempt.
- She said that with this show the company had meant to point out some of the dangers in contemporary society, never dreaming that their fears would be realized on such a grand scale.
- When it was all done he did more than I ever dreamed was possible for the tone and texture of the whole product.
transitive verb past tense & past participle dreamed or (in British English also) dreamt
pasarse soñandohe dreamed away the hours
se pasaba las horas soñando
(plan)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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