(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".

This phrase appears in these lessons: