American Dream love

Definitions

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  • noun idiomatic A widespread determination by Americans to provide their children with a better upbringing than their parents were able to provide for them.
  • noun idiomatic A philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.

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Examples

  • A Muslim Center run by an Imam who has written a book entitled The American Dream is the Muslim Dream and who has worked for decades to promote cooperation and understanding will become the number one target of Muslim terrorists because he is the ultimate affront to their core belief that infidels should be destroyed -- not embraced.

    Larry Gellman: The Ground Zero Muslim Center -- How Low Can We Go?

  • A Muslim Center run by an Imam who has written a book entitled The American Dream is the Muslim Dream and who has worked for decades to promote cooperation and understanding will become the number one target of Muslim terrorists because he is the ultimate affront to their core belief that infidels should be destroyed -- not embraced.

    Larry Gellman: The Ground Zero Muslim Center -- How Low Can We Go?

  • A Muslim Center run by an Imam who has written a book entitled The American Dream is the Muslim Dream and who has worked for decades to promote cooperation and understanding will become the number one target of Muslim terrorists because he is the ultimate affront to their core belief that infidels should be destroyed -- not embraced.

    Larry Gellman: The Ground Zero Muslim Center -- How Low Can We Go?

  • A Muslim Center run by an Imam who has written a book entitled The American Dream is the Muslim Dream and who has worked for decades to promote cooperation and understanding will become the number one target of Muslim terrorists because he is the ultimate affront to their core belief that infidels should be destroyed -- not embraced.

    Larry Gellman: The Ground Zero Muslim Center -- How Low Can We Go?

  • And I had experienced firsthand the opportunity we call the American Dream, whereas he held only a promissory note.

    Drew Westen: Speaking the Right Language about People Who Don't Speak our Language: The Rise and Fall of Immigration Reform

  • The basic building block of the American Dream is the family - mom, dad, 2.4 kids and a dog.

    The Coming Fury of an Angry America

  • Today the American Dream is a stewy mush of insurables supported by a portfolio of retirement benefits we hope will insulate us from both time and those who are "less fortunate."

    Matt Idom: 'Idoms' of Interest: Greed

  • Speaking to the Democratic Leadership Committee in 1993, Bill Clinton called the American Dream a "simple but powerful one -- if you work hard and play by the rules you should be given a chance to go as far as your God-given ability will take you."

    Rob Fishman: The American Nightmare

  • The ones who do make the cut endlessly spout the lies of the so-called American Dream in one form or another.

    Gallup: Hillary Takes Four-Point National Lead Over Obama

  • "I stand here today at the crosscurrents of that history -- knowing that my piece of the American Dream is a blessing hard won by those who came before me," Michelle said, adding ...

    Michelle Obama

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