fantasy


fantasy
01. Tolkien's novel trilogy "The Lord of the Rings" is generally considered the father of modern [fantasy] literature.
02. My friend has this [fantasy] of getting married, and having kids and all that, but the fact is she has a lot of trouble in her personal relationships, and never has a boyfriend for very long.
03. He is hoping to sell his business at a good profit, but I think that is purely a [fantasy].
04. He has this [fantasy] of meeting the perfect woman, but what he needs to do is to be a little more tolerant of others' imperfections.
05. The typical male [fantasy] seems to be a woman who is practically sexually-crazed for him.
06. Chris McCandless was a young American who had a [fantasy] of going to live off the land in the wilds of Alaska, and ended up getting lost in the bush, and dying of starvation.
07. Albert Einstein once said, "When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of [fantasy] has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."
08. The little boy loved to [fantasize] that he was an astronaut walking on the moon.
09. The young girl was fascinated by animals of [fantasy], such as unicorns and flying horses.
10. The world of Rococo art has been described as a world of grace and [fantasy], with a taste for the exotic.
11. He is an accountant, but he [fantasizes] about becoming a lion-tamer.
12. The ability to live in the present moment, rather than in [fantasy], allows us to find delight in the world.
13. Larry talked about getting a job as a photographer for a famous nature magazine, but I think it was more of a [fantasy] for him than an actual plan for the future.
14. [Fantasy] video games featuring wizards and warriors with magical powers are quite popular nowadays.
15. He had a secret [fantasy] to make love with both his girlfriend and her twin sister at the same time.
16. A world of love and peace is nothing but a sad, impossible [fantasy].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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