dream 夢見る

August 6, 2016  =========
☆ dream 夢見る
Dream can be used as either a noun or a verb. As a noun, a dream is the little movies you experience in your mind while you are asleep. For example, “I had the strangest dream last night! It was about XYZ…. “ It can also mean the unlikely situation that you would like to happen. For example, “As a child his dream was to become the president.” Or “My dream is to live on a farm and grow my own food.”
However! Today’s word is a verb. As a verb you can use it to say that someone saw the imaginary movie in their mind while sleeping. For example, “Last night I was dreaming about XYZ, it was so strange!” And of course, it can refer to the thinking of a situation you want to happen. “As a child he was always dreaming about becoming the president.” Or “Recently, I’ve been dreaming of living on a farm and growing my own food.”
So as you can see, it’s possible to use it as a verb or a noun in the same situation – just make the appropriate grammatical changes.