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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fantasise.

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Examples

  • Anyone who's fantasised about the betting shop on the corner being transformed into an organic grocery should see it, I suggest.

    Dominic Cooke: a life in theatre

  • Slater's swift exit made him a hero to put-upon workers everywhere who have fantasised about quitting in a blaze of glory.

    JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater sentenced to one year's probation

  • This is a pie so crumbly, so inviting that I've mused, no, fantasised about its splendour many times since waking today.

    The Good Cook: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • My mother certainly dreamed of something similar and openly fantasised about which one of the children she could have adopted in order to make room for nine feet of MFI'd speckled faux-granite laminate and four tall stools, on which she could perch breakfasting on peach Ski yoghurt, drinking Mellow Bird's with Carnation evaporated milk and being, in a lot of ways like Heather Locklear from Dynasty, but living in Currock, Carlisle.

    How Britain fell in love with breakfast

  • People we've met in person once – or never – start to seem like bona fide pals, and unlike the "friends" we once fantasised TV characters to be, these people friend us right back.

    How novels came to terms with the internet

  • Morrissey fantasised about Margaret on the Guillotine; both Pete Wylie and indie band Hefner wrote jubilant songs imagining the day she died; while Elvis Costello longed to Tramp the Dirt Down on her grave.

    Culture Flash: Margaret Thatcher

  • On a very physical level, I do have a vigilante mentality and have often fantasised over the years of inflicting terrible pain or death to those that infect our society with their petty crime and anti-social behaviour.

    Anatomy of Anger | clusterflock

  • One director of the Ordnance Survey objected to these "swarms of idle holiday visitors" and fantasised about working in "almost inaccessible positions", free from "disagreeable intrusions".

    Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey by Rachel Hewitt - review

  • I was nervous about sleeping together, but I remembered all the things I'd fantasised about having done to me, and did them to her.

    Ex-files: Katie and Scarlett

  • The coverline was: "And here's someone we fantasised about earlier."

    Konnie Huq's growing pains

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