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pie in the sky

pie in the sky

Date: Dec 12 2019

Themes: Hobbies, Romance, Time


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“We had no pie-in-the-sky notions that we would be guaranteed a sequel after this.”

—Actor and producer Ryan Reynolds, speaking about making Deadpool and Deadpool 2 (Associated Press)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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wonderful idea that probably won’t happen; unlikely wish or hope

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Humans love to dream big. We can imagine almost anything. And sometimes, we hope that these amazing things will really happen. But are all of our ideas possible? Probably not, but it doesn’t hurt to dream. Having pie-in-the-sky ideas is fun. It keeps us inspired and helps us learn what we can actually do.

When something is pie in the sky, it is an amazing idea that probably won’t happen. It might be too difficult or just impossible. But sometimes, these incredible ideas actually work! This is what happened for actor and producer Ryan Reynolds. When he made the first Deadpool movie, he didn’t think there would be a second. However, people loved the movie so much that there is now a sequel.

Which of your ideas are pie in the sky? Do you think it’s healthy to have many pie-in-the-sky ideas?


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Her dream of moving to Rome was just pie in the sky.”

“Steve’s pie-in-the-sky ideas are too crazy sometimes.”

“Do you think it’s just pie in the sky to wait for the perfect man?”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS an impossible, unlikely idea or plan
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   It is a common slang of meaning derogatory and sarcastic  in our country . I feel it’s funny.

   I  thought about winning millions of dollars in lottery tickets. It is pie in the sky.

  Yes. It is healthy to have properly many  ideas of pie in the sky. It makes people who is not satisfied with reality got some kind of balance in the fantasy world  which alleviate the pressure from reality. 

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