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See also: pie in the sky
pie-in-the-sky (not comparable)
- Lacking reality and serviceability.
- a pie-in-the-sky patent
- Of a dream unlikely to ever come true.
2017 March 1, Anthony Zurcher, “Trump addresses Congress: A kinder, gentler president”, in BBC News:
- If his detailing was productive, it was somewhat undermined by a final, typical Trumpian flourish of pie-in-the-sky rhetoric.