wishful thinking

US [ˌwɪʃfəl ˈθɪŋkɪŋ]
UK [ˌwɪʃf(ə)l ˈθɪŋkɪŋ]
  • n.不实际的幻想;一厢情愿
  • Web一厢情愿的想法;如意算盘;痴心妄想
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不实际的幻想;一厢情愿the belief that sth that you want to happen is happening or will happen, although this is actually not true or very unlikely
I've got a feeling that Alex likes me, but that might just be wishful thinking.
我感觉亚历克斯喜欢上我了,但那可能只是我一厢情愿的想法。

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