Definition Pie in the sky

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Definition

(to hold out for) pie in the sky: (to wait for) a reward promised for the future (unlikely to come to fruition)
idiom
Literally, the idea of "pie in the sky" refers to the prospect of a delicious dessert waiting for you in heaven.

Examples

  • "(to hold out for) pie in the sky - (to wait for) a reward promised for the future, like a delicious dessert waiting for you in heaven"

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