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Inflections of 'dream' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
The past form "dreamt" is mainly used in UK English. It is correct in US English, but rare. "Dreamed" is correct in both US and UK English.
dreams
v 3rd person singular
dreaming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dreamed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
dreamt
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
dreamed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US & UK)
dreamt
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)

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Voornaamste vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sleep images)droom nw de
 I had a funny dream last night.
dream viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have a dream)dromen onoverg. ww
 I've been dreaming a lot lately.
dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hope)droom nw de
 I have a dream that one day we will all live in peace.
dream of doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (conceive)voorstellen, dromen onoverg.ww
Opmerking: used especially where there is a doubt or a negative
 They wouldn't dream of going to Paris without seeing Michel!
dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (daydream, reverie)dagdroom nw de
 He spends all day in his own dreams.
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Aanvullende vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trance)droom nw de
  trance nw de
 She's in love and walks around as if in a dream.
dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beauty) (In samenstelling)droom- bn
 That woman is a dream.
dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fantasy, wish)droom nw de
 His silly dreams will never become reality.
dream viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (daydream)dromen, dagdromen onoverg.ww
 She stares out the window and dreams.
dream viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fantasize)dromen van ww + vz
 He dreams about becoming an astronaut.
dream vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (imagine while asleep)dromen overg. ww
 I dreamed that you would come.
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NederlandsEngels
droom nw de (in slaap)dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
illusie nw de (droombeeld)illusion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
dromen onoverg. ww (in de slaap)dream viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  dream vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
droom nw de (waanbeeld)dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  fantasy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
droom nw de (verlangen)wish, dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (formal)desire nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Samengestelde woorden:
NederlandsEngels
alles wat ik mij kan dromen uitdr. (alle dingen die ik maar kan verlangen)everything I could dream of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
droomhuis nw het (ideaal huis)dream house, dream home nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
iemands droom in vervulling doen gaan overg. uitdr. (iemands wens vervullen)make someone's dream come true v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
nachtmerrie nw de (angstige droom)nightmare nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  bad dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
natte droom bn+nw de figuurlijk (man: ejaculatie in droom) (figurative)wet dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
uit de duim zuigen,
Replace: uit zijn duim zuigen
overg. uitdr.
figuurlijk (verzinnen, liegen)dream up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  invent vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  pull out of thin air, create out of thin air v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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Samengestelde woorden:
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dream girl nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (idealized woman)ideale vrouw nw de
 Sometimes a dream girl is just a dream.
dream girl nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (desirable young woman)droommeisje nw het
  (informeel)moordwijf nw het
 The calendar features a collection of dream girls in bikinis.
pipe-dream viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fantasize) (figuurlijk)luchtkastelen bouwen overg.uitdr.
wet dream nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (sexual dream causing ejaculation) (informeel)natte droom bn + nw de
 I could tell when I did the laundry that my son had started having wet dreams.
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Collocatie: dream about [her, the war, an event], a [strange, nice, bad, scary, sex, wet] dream, is my dream [home, car, vacation], meer...

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