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pie in the sky

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It is an offer to give something good to someone, however there is nothing firm about it or it is unlikely to materialize.

If you do this I will make sure it snows in August.

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pie in the sky

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A belief that one's wildest dreams shall come true. A devotee, of pie in the sky is prone to believe the most impossible possibility. The taller the tale you can spin, the greater chance he'll buy into it!

Josephine is leaning on the promises of the new manager to bring in new computers though the firm is filing Chapter 13! Josephine is one to go along with pie in the sky assertions and predictions.

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Pie in the Sky

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To expect something impossible, to hope for something unrealistic

Jane insists to go for date with a famous super model; he does not know that it is a pie in the sky.

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