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Live in cloud cuckoo land 异想天开

    2018-03-29  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: Tom has decided not to find a job and to write poems instead.

B: He thinks he’ll be able to live off his bad poetry. He’s living in cloud cuckoo land if you ask me!

Note: This idiom means to “believe that unrealistic, idealized, and/or fanciful ideas will happen, when in fact they are beyond the realms of possibility.” It originally came from an Ancient Greek satirical play by Aristophanes (“The Birds,” 414 B.C.), in which the original Greek phrase was translated as cloud cuckoo town.

 

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