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Meaning of “pie in the sky” in the English Dictionary

"pie in the sky" in British English

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pie in the sky

something that you ​hope will ​happen but is very ​unlikely to ​happen: Their ​plans to set up ​their own ​business are just pie in the ​sky.
(Definition of pie in the sky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pie in the sky" in American English

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pie in the sky

something good that is ​unlikely to ​happen: I ​wanted to be a ​majorleaguebaseballplayer, but I ​knew it was ​probably pie in the ​sky.
(Definition of pie in the sky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pie in the sky”
in Chinese (Simplified) 渺茫的希望, 不大可能实现的计划…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渺茫的希望, 不大可能實現的計劃…
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