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Grammar: Wishing upon a Star (or Are You Hoping or Dreaming?)

grammar & style Oct 17, 2019

On my way into town this morning, a song came on the radio and part of the lyrics were “everything I’ve dreamed for.” I also recently heard that phrase on The Voice.

And what's wrong with that? We all have hopes and dreams. But you don’t dream for things. You hope for an outcome, you wish for an outcome or a thing, and you dream of possibilities or dream about scenarios if you’re asleep.

Here's some holiday-themed phrases to help you remember which is which:

Wishing you a happy holiday season, dreaming of a white Christmas, and hoping for a prosperous new year filled with happiness and health.