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pipe dreamnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpaɪp ˌdriːm/  us   /ˈpaɪp ˌdriːm/
an idea or plan that is impossible or very unlikely to happen: Her plans are not realistic - they'll never be more than a pipe dream.
(Definition of pipe dream from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pipe dreamnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɑɪp ˌdrim/
an idea or plan that is not practical or possible: Many people still believe that traveling to Mars is just a pipe dream.
(Definition of pipe dream from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pipe dream”
in Chinese (Simplified) 白日梦,幻想,妄想, 行不通的计划…
in Chinese (Traditional) 白日夢,幻想,妄想, 行不通的計劃…
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