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    dream on

    Does "dream on" have ironical, sarcastic nuance? It means "go ahead with your dream", but it seems to mean the opposite.

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    W : No, actually I've got free movie tickets for two.
    M : Oh, are you asking me out on a date? Gosh, why am I so lucky?
    W : Hey, dream on. My boyfriend is busy preparing for his exam. Anyway, will you come?
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    Re: dream on

    Yes, it is sarcastic. It means "keep on dreaming," like this girl would only date this boy in his wildest dreams.

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