“This is like a dream come true for me.”

English Lesson: This is like a dream come true for me.

You got accepted to a top graduate school in the U.S. You're telling a friend how happy you are about it like this.

This is like a dream come true for me.

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(something) is like a dream come true for (someone)

"A dream come true" is when something happens that you hoped and wished for for a long time. When something great like that happens to you, you can say "It's like a dream come true!" Events that people use this phrase for include:

  • winning a sports tournament
  • getting a great job
  • getting to work in an industry like film, publishing, architecture, etc.

You can also say "this is a dream come true".