never in wildest dreams

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never in wildest dreams
also, beyond one’s widest dreams


  • a situation beyond the scope of one’s imagination
  • something better than the expectations
  • something that has happened was so strange that one never thought it would happen
  • extremely strange or unbelievable

Example Sentences

  1. Never in my wildest dreams did I think she’d abandon her father.
  2. Never in my wildest dreams did I think she’d actually carry out her threat.
  3. Not in my wildest dreams could I have imagined Scotland winning 9/1.
  4. You could never in your wildest dreams have imagined the winter weather in Canada.
  5. Never in my wildest dreams had I imagined that you would win the first prize in the competition.
  6. My appointment as head coach is beyond my “wildest dreams.”
  7. Matching Michael Schumacher record was beyond my wildest dreams – Lewis Hamilton


The expression is believed to be present in English since the early 18th century.

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