not dream of doing something

not dream of doing something
not dream of (doing something) to know something is wrong and therefore have no intention of doing it.

When I was a girl, my parents wouldn't dream of letting me stay home alone.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • would not dream of doing something — phrase used for emphasizing that you would definitely not do something I wouldn’t dream of telling you how to do your job. Thesaurus: way of saying that you will not do somethingsynonym Main entry: dream …   Useful english dictionary

  • would not dream of doing something — used for emphasizing that you would definitely not do something I wouldn t dream of telling you how to do your job …   English dictionary

  • not dream of — (doing something) to know something is wrong and therefore have no intention of doing it. When I was a girl, my parents wouldn t dream of letting me stay home alone …   New idioms dictionary

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  • dream — dream1 [ drim ] noun count *** 1. ) something that you experience in your mind while you are sleeping. A dream in which frightening things happen is called a bad dream or a nightmare: have a dream: I had some very strange dreams last night. in a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dream — I UK [driːm] / US [drɪm] noun [countable] Word forms dream : singular dream plural dreams *** 1) something that you experience in your mind while you are sleeping. A dream in which frightening things happen is called a bad dream or a nightmare… …   English dictionary

  • never/not dream of — used to say that you would never do something or think of doing something I would never dream of asking for more money. “Did you ever do anything to hurt her?” “I wouldn t dream of it!” • • • Main Entry: ↑dream …   Useful english dictionary

  • dream — dream1 W2S2 [dri:m] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(while sleeping)¦ 2¦(wish)¦ 3 dream house/home/job etc 4 in a dream 5 be a dream come true 6 like a dream 7 be/live in a dream world 8 be a dream 9 in your dreams …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dream*/*/*/ — [driːm] noun [C] I 1) something that you experience in your mind while you are sleeping I had a strange dream last night.[/ex] The idea came to him in a dream.[/ex] 2) something good that you hope that you will have or will achieve in the future… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Dream Within a Dream Tour — Dream Within a Dream Tour …   Wikipedia

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