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dream something up

Definition of dream something up in English:

Imagine or invent something: he’s been dreaming up new ways of attracting customers
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  • Even works of sheer fantasy owe everything to the nature of the imagination that dreamed them up, and imaginations are shaped by the experiences of the individuals to which they are shackled.
  • These works feel as if they were dreamt up over a few pints in a bar.
  • Worst-case scenarios are dreamed up and promulgated, normally worse than before.
Synonyms
think up, invent, concoct, devise, hatch, contrive, create, work out, come up with
informal cook up
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