Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “someone would not dream of doing something”

someone would not dream of doing something

someone would never do something, esp . because it would be wrong to do it: When I was your age , my parents wouldn't have dreamed of letting me stay out until 10:00 at night .
(Definition of someone would not dream of doing something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Word of the Day

grand prix

one of a series of important international races for very fast and powerful cars

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More