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    The Exalted Father is offline Newbie
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    pie-in-the-sky



    Fiscal cliff duplicitous hype wouldn't exist. Imagine this kind of nation. It's not pie-in-the-sky.



    Could you please explain the meaning of this expression?

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    Re: pie-in-the-sky

    If something is pie in the sky, it is a dream that is unlikely to happen or impractical.

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    Re: pie-in-the-sky

    Here's a good tip, The Exalted Father:

    Put your pointer on Reference near the top of the page, and click on Idioms.

    You'll find 'pie in the sky' and hundreds of other idioms there.

    Rover

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