pipe dream

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A plan, desire, or idea that will not likely work; a near impossibility

I think his plan to become a professional athlete is a pipe dream and he should stay in school.

a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe); "I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe
A pipe dream is a hope or plan that you have which you know will never really happen. You could waste your whole life on a pipe-dream. A fantastic notion or vain hope
fantasy, illusion, dream that will never come true
pipe dreams
plural form of pipe dream
Alternative form of pipe dream
{i} fantastic idea, unrealistic hope or plan
pipe dream