castles in the air

Castles in the air
Plans that are impractical and will never work out are castles in the air.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • castles in the air — ● castle * * * castles in the air (or in Spain) visionary unattainable schemes; daydreams my father built castles in the air about owning a boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • castles in the air — ► castles in the air (or in Spain) unattainable schemes existing only in the imagination. Main Entry: ↑castle …   English terms dictionary

  • castles in the air — plans or hopes that have very little chance of happening. She tells me she s planned out her whole career, but as far as I can see it s all just castles in the air. Before you start building castles in the air, just think how much all this is… …   New idioms dictionary

  • castles in the air —    Plans that are impractical and will never work out are castles in the air.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • castles in the air — daydreams She is always building castles in the air and is very unrealistic …   Idioms and examples

  • Castles in the air —   Plans that are impractical and will never work out are castles in the air …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Castles in the air. — См. Воздушные замки …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • castles in the air — sweet dreams and fantasies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • castles in the air (or in Spain) — visionary unattainable schemes; daydreams. → castle …   English new terms dictionary

  • build castles in the air — or[build castles in Spain] {v. phr.} To make impossible or imaginary plans, dream about future successes that are unlikely. * /He liked to build castles in the air, but never succeeded in anything./ * /To build castles in Spain is natural for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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