dream that you are an adventurer indicates that you are lacking adventure in
your waking life. You need some excitement and variety. Alternatively, the dream
suggests that you are too absorbed with your ambition that you do not take the
time to acknowledge those who have helped you along the way.
dream that you are confronted by an adversary represents a conflict or a fear
that you are facing in your waking life. You are in denial or are rejecting an
aspect of yourself.
dream that you overcome an adversary indicates a
resolution to some inner conflict or waking life problem.
我在世界最知名的公司之一找到了一份工作，对此学校的关系网络起到了重要的作用，鹿特丹管理学院(Rotterdam School of Management)一名毕业生表示，这家公司是学校的一个公司合作伙伴，因此我基本上是在我的邮箱收到工作申请书的。
dream that others are in adversity signifies your pessimistic outlook in life.
You need to learn to see the brighter side of things.
“Someone spilled a pot of hot coffee on the candidate.”
"It is my belief that due to their lack of ability to curve cheat codes and others from modifying their game, they are using a 14-year-old child as a scapegoat to make an example of him," she said.
More advanced components are in short supply, however, which could leave many customers waiting long after September to get hold of the new iPhone. That presents an opportunity for rivals such as Samsung’s new Note 8 or Essential, the smartphone maker led by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, which is targeting premium customers such as Apple’s with its slick $699 device. Google is also said to be preparing a new version of its Pixel smartphone, which has proved popular with early adopters.
The issues addressed in friends — relationships, careers, and friendship — continue to be relevant to today’s youth.
Yes. Mr Modi’s overnight ban on using high-value bank notes was a big shock, and seriously disrupted the economy. But it delivered rich political rewards, bolstering the premier’s image as a decisive leader willing to take tough action against corruption. With the next general elections due in 2019, Mr Modi will be tempted to deliver one more big bang to dazzle voters. Watch out for dramatic action against wealthy individuals holding properties in others’ names to hide their ownership.
dream that you are putting out an advertisement indicates hard work is needed to
achieve your goals.
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dream that you are giving advice indicates that you have the knowledge and
information to help others.
dream that you are an advocate for a cause signifies your faithfulness and
conviction towards your interest and your loyalty to your friends.
dream that you are doing aerobics suggests that you need to get out there and be
more active. You need to exercise more.
see an aerosol can in your dream indicates that you may be feeling under
pressure. You need a release.
dream that you are showing your affections for someone represents your
satisfaction and happiness with a current relationship. It may also indicate
your need to be more affectionate to the ones you love and care about.
Alternatively, dreaming about affection may be an indicator that you are lacking
affection in your waking life.
dream of an afterlife refers to your desire of escaping from your own
reality. You are feeling disconnected from life and society and want to
make a fresh start.
dream of the afternoon time suggest that it is time to put your energies to good
use. Draw and learn from your past experiences and lessons. Alternatively, it
symbolizes clarity to a situation.
dream others afflicted in your dream denotes that you will find yourself
surrounded by grief and misfortune.
dream that you are affluent represents
your achievements and the rewards you reap for your hard work. The dream may be
a metaphor for your enriching and fulfilling life.
dream that you are affronted suggests that someone is working against you and
taking advantage of your ignorance or naiveté. You may find yourself in a
dream about or that you in Africa reflects your desires to return to your
roots. You want to find out more about your heritage. If
you are traveling to Africa or thinking about visiting Africa, then your
dream may indicate your anticipation of such a trip. Or if you have lived
in Africa or been there, then the dream reflects your personal feelings
and memories about the continent.
see an African American in your dream signifies your roots and heritage. You may
need to discover the soul within your own self. Alternatively, the dream
may mean that you need to be more expressive and creative.
dream that you have an afro signifies creative freedom. You need to be
more expressive with your ideas.
see a red agate in your dream represents peace, longevity, and health.
Internet tycoons had heated discussions on the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) following the historic victory earlier this month for Google Inc's AI-powered AlphaGo over South Korean Go master Lee Se-dol.
"A 12-year-old boy doesn't want to start spending 100,000 euros."
Only 6.92 percent of Hawaiian’s flights arrived late during the past three years, almost twice as good as the runner up, Alaska Air — 11.27 percent of its flights arrived late.
'I just want to stay professional. I don't want them to think I'm a fangirl. I'm one of the performers and I'm not just a background dancer, I'm the dancer.'
you are a parent and dream that your child is younger than he or she really is,
then it means that you are longing for the past. Perhaps you feel that you are
no longer important and wish to regress back to a period where you were more
needed. Time is passing you by.
dream that you exhibit aggression in your dream denotes repressed sexual needs.
It is also a reflection of conflict in your waking life.
dream that you are in agony suggests that some decision or nagging problem from
your waking life has crept into your dream. It will continue to torment you
until it is resolved.
dream that you have agoraphobia signifies a fear of being exposed or seen. You
don't like being the center of attention or being the focus. The dream may
symbolize a real life phobia or highlight feelings of anxiety.
dream of an agreement indicates resolution to a conflict or problem. Your subconscious
is working in accordance with your conscious.
see others affected with ague in your dream suggests that others are
offended by your indifference or lack of compassion in some situation.
其实，在第一部iPhone手机发布的前一年，LG集团已经推出了全触屏手机。虽然那也不是第一台触屏手机。1992年，世界上第一台触屏手机IBM Simon发布。而触屏技术在"西蒙"之前已经出现。1965年，E·A·约翰逊发明了第一个触屏设备——平板电脑，截止到1995年，一直由空中交通管制员使用。本特·斯顿普和弗兰克·贝克(Frank Beck)在20世纪70年代早期发明了电容式触屏，与约翰逊所发明触屏不同的是，它不能用手指操作，而是需要使用触控笔。在1971年，山姆·赫斯特发明了第一台电阻式触屏，他称之为"电子图表"。手指和触控笔都可以对它进行操作。在1985年，惠普公司发明了世界上第一台触屏电脑H-P150。在1993年，苹果公司也发布了第一个触屏设备——牛顿个人电子助理设备。但此产品并不成功，它的销量很低。
dream that your mate has AIDS suggests that you are in an unhealthy or
destructive relationship. There is something that you
are not expressing to each other.
dream that someone else has AIDS signifies your need to be more
compassionate and sympathetic to others. Alternatively, the dream may be a
pun on "aid". Perhaps someone is looking for your help in
dream that you are aiming for something indicates that you need to direct your
energies better. Keep your sight on the main goal. If you are aiming a gun or
weapon, then it represents feelings of anger or pent up sexuality.
The pickup in consumption in turn will entice businesses to hire and invest more to keep up with rising sales. The result: The U.S. is likely to grow more than 3% for the first time since 2005.
I'm sure Dwight Howard's never used steroids, but it sure looks like he has. It looks like Howard doubled in size since leaving high school for the NBA.
dream that you are walking on air refers to your carefree and upbeat attitude.
It also signifies confidence; you feel almost invincible. You achieve your goals
with relative ease. This dream is a variant of a flying
dream. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that you have lost
grasped of reality.
dream that you can bend air refers to your ability to control and watch what you
say. You are careful in how you choose your words.
18. 最有趣的道歉（并列）。11月18日，《好莱坞报道者》发表了一份1200多字的道歉，因为它的“奥斯卡女星圆桌会议”没有邀请非白人演员出席。很快，导演亚历克斯·普罗亚斯(Alex Proyas)和狮门公司就为新片《埃及众神战》(Gods of Egypt)中的演员缺乏多样性而道歉。
see or feel the air conditioner in your dream represents purification and
relief. You have cooled off from some heated argument.
see an air duct in your dream represents an outlet to express your
feelings. There is something that you want to get off your chest. If your
dream involves seeing a lot of ducts, then it means that you are in
control of your emotions. You channel your emotions and are cautious in
how you express them. TOP
see or use an air gun in your dream
symbolizes an unperceived threat. You are letting your guard down in some
situation where you need to be vigilant.
smell air freshener in your dream suggests that you are enjoying life's little
pleasure. The dream may bring about the past or certain memories. If the air
freshener is too overpowering, then it indicates that your mind is not clear. You
are exhibiting a lack of judgment.
dream that you are in the air force suggests that you need to be more
see or play air hockey in your dream refers to something that you need to
act quickly on or someone else will.
hear or sound an air horn in your dream suggests that you are not taking a
matter seriously enough. It is time to focus. Alternatively, an air horn
is way for your subconscious to get you to pay attention to an important
aspect of the dream.
dream that you are caught in an air raid indicates that you are feeling
overwhelmed by things that are seemingly coming out of the blue. You feel a lack
of control in your life.
dream that you are in an air show implies that you are showing off your
accomplishments to others. You have achieved your goals and want everyone
to know it. TOP
see the airbag in a vehicle deploy in your dream forewarns that you will
run into a major setback if you keep the pace of your current life path.
You need to slow down and take your time. Alternatively, the air bag is
symbolic of your support system in your time of need. TOP
see an aircraft carrier in your dream suggests that you are preparing to
confront your emotions. You are addressing feelings that you have been ignoring
or suppressing for too long.
see an airdancer in your dream represents someone who wants your full
attention. Alternatively, dreaming of an airdancer indicates that you are
too yielding in a situation. Stand up for yourself. TOP
In that meeting, he told Jacobs that such problems would decrease, as China is reforming its management system in science and technology, according to a statement by the association on Friday.
Despite the criticism, Mayer defended her decision to Fortune in April and said that the move was "wrongly perceived as an industry narrative." Mayer said she needed employees to work in the office to encourage collaboration and innovation from workers. So far it looks like her controversial move may be helping the business: Yahoo's stock is up more than 100% since Mayer took over in 2012.
The pandas did some tai-chi in Trafalgar Square before kicking on at a panda party in Convent Garden as part of the first ever Panda Awareness Week.
Before that, she starred in popular sitcom, and has also made a name for herself in films.
Faster progress in work to improve environment, particularly air quality, is what people are desperately hoping for, and is critical to sustainable development. We must adopt well-designed policies, tackle both symptoms and root causes, and take tough steps to make the grade in responding to the people.
Anxiety about addiction to screen time gave rise to a dubious new line of businesses: boot camps, often run by ex-military personnel, promising to help wayward youth kick the habit. But investigative reports p ublished in recent days by Beijing News and the Mirror reveal abusive conditions, leading to the death of at least one student, at the Zhengzhou Boqiang New Idea Life Training School, which billed itself a s an Internet-addiction recovery camp in eastern Henan province.
If we ask "What salary are you looking for?" say you're flexible, or say it depends on the responsibilities of the job. Try not to name a salary unless we really push you, because that gives us a leg up in the negotiating.
It was apparent not just in obvious brand extensions, like Banana Republic’s “Mad Men” collection (designed in collaboration with the show’s costume supremo, Janie Bryant), but in more pervasive, unspoken ways: in silhouette and print; in hemline and seam. And in the clear belief, visible on catwalks everywhere, that the 1960s were the answer to every moment of pallid inspiration, or aesthetic doubt.
The attitude of the founder will set the tone for the business. Negativity, laziness and entitlement waste time and money while they tarnish your reputation. Success largely depends on making mistakes and accepting blame in stride. Owning up to and facing challenges head-on is what makes a mere business owner a leader.
dream that an airplane is hijacked signifies disturbing feelings and past
emotions in your subconscious mind.
We learned that we could see a source of ripples in space-time.
The Meaning In Action: "On
The Airplane" & "Plane
Ferreira added that while the entire Brazilian population has suffered during preparations for the World Cup, mostly because of big construction projects that have snarled traffic and extended already long commutes for the poor who live on the outskirts of cities, she feels like only the rich are reaping the benefits of the real World Cup experience.
5. 《在杰克逊高地》(In Jackson Heights)。杰出的弗里德里克·怀斯曼(Frederick Wiseman)带来的三个多小时的新作；这或许可以解释为什么奥斯卡奖的蠢材们再一次没有把他加入候选名单。
dream of a deserted airport indicates that your plans or goals will be changed
or delayed. You are having to put some aspect of your life on hold.
The Meaning In Action: "Online
dream that you are walking down or through an aisle represents your ability to
move forward in life with confidence. There is balance in your life.
Alternatively, the dream indicates dissension and disagreements. You are stuck
in the middle between two diverging viewpoints.
Other top ten foreign pictures were Transformers: The Last Knight, Dangal, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Kong: Skull Island.
dream that you break an alabaster figurine signifies grief, sorrow, and regrets.
see or dream that you are Aladdin represents realization of your goals or
hear or pull an alarm in your dream suggests that you are experiencing a
conflict in a relationship or situation which is giving your much anxiety. You
may be questioning the decisions you have made. Alternatively, the dream
may be a pun on an "alarming" situation which needs your immediate
attention. You need to spring into action quickly.
see or hear an alarm clock in your dream represents your anxieties and fixation
with time. You fear that you do not have enough time to meet your deadlines or
accomplish your goals.
Brain death is a bit of an inconvenience if you're a fan of living, and if you're looking to replace yours with a spare, you're out of luck. Sure, maybe we'll one day be able to plant brains into skulls, but the brain's not just another organ. It contains all your thoughts and memories. They can plop a new brain in your head, but you'll still be gone, so the idea of making artificial brains may seem absurd.
see a dying or dead albatross in your dream symbolizes bad luck and harsh,
dream that you are afraid of the albino figure suggests that you are
irrationally concerned about the well-being of a loved one. It may also mean
dream that you are looking through a photo album suggests that you are unwilling
to let go of your memories and the past. You are idealizing about the past.
dream of alchemy suggests that you are going through a period of turmoil, inner
transformation, and self-renewal. You are striving toward perfection. Although
these may be tough and difficult times, it will have a positive outcome.
There was no immediate word from the Romney camp on the reported results。
dream that you are consuming alcohol in excess signifies feelings of
inadequacy, worries, regrets and fears of being discovered for who you really
are. You are using alcohol as a way to escape or as an excuse for something you
did. Alternatively, the dream may be reflective of waking issues and problems of
alcoholism. Recovering alcoholics often have
dreams of drinking which results in feelings of guilt. Such dreams help to
reinforce their sobriety.
dream that someone is an alcoholic (and he/she is not one in real life)
indicates that this person is in desperate need for an outlet to express himself or
herself. He or she may be indirectly asking for help. TOP
see an alder tree in your dream symbolizes joy and happiness.
Alfred E. Neuman
see Alfred E. Newman in your dream suggests that you are being
self-conscious. You are in a situation where you fear being ridiculed or
see algae in your dream indicates that you need to leave your emotions out of
dream about Alice in Wonderland indicates that you have a distorted self
image. Alternatively, the dream refers to your desire to escape from the
routine and mundaness of your daily life. You are looking for some
Strachan says that he believes that the IP-BOX uses the same method employed by the FBI to unlock the iPhone 5c used by Syed Farook, without Apple's help. The FBI is now offering to help other law enforcement agencies seeking to unlock an iPhone, iPad or Apple iPod touch. Apple is trying to discover how the FBI unlocked the phone so that it can issue a software update to close the vulnerability.
The theories, yes, and also the bad statistics traditional economists use to mislead America: The worst offender, GDP is a narrow, misleading measure of America's long-term growth. And second, our obsessive focus on short-term numbers, daily stock closings, quarterly earnings, annual returns, is stunting America's long-term growth.
Whiteness means being part of the group whose appearance, traditions, religion and even food are the default norm. It’s being a person who, by unspoken rules, was long entitled as part of “us” instead of “them.”
see aliens in your dream signify that you are having difficulties adapting and
adjusting to your new surroundings. You are feeling "alienated" and
disconnected. You may also be having difficulties with how to handle or deal
with a certain situation or person. On a psychological level, seeing aliens
represent an encounter with an unfamiliar or neglected aspect of your own self.
that you are having sex with an alien indicates a desire for something new and
different in your sex life. TOP
The Meaning In Action: "Kidnapped
dream that you are paying alimony means that you are paying for your past
actions and mistakes.
dream that you have allergies signify your sensitively to some situation. You
may feel that you are physically or emotionally restrained from doing something.
The UK’s Warwick Business School recorded the best progression at the top, moving up from 16th to ninth place, while the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (Saif), based at JiaoTong University, enjoys the bestprogression overall, jumping from 28th to 14th place.
Two days ago here in Brazil, we were shocked when we spent some time with some children living on the streets. And this is what one child told us: "I wish I was rich and if I were, I would give all the street children food, clothes, medicine, shelter and love and affection." 在巴西，我被2天前见到的情景震惊了，那时我和当地的小孩在玩耍，其中一个小孩说：“我希望我能富裕起来，然后我会给这个街道所有的小孩饭吃，给他们衣服穿，医疗，住房和爱”。
Taobao, subsidiary of Alibaba, came in second place, with a brand value of $42.9 billion, overtaking China Mobile, Baidu and ICBC.
I'm only a child yet I know we are all in this together and should act as one single world towards one single goal. 我身为小孩都知道，我们在地球的母亲怀中都是孩子。我们应该为了相同的目的进行相同的行动！
dream that you are walking through an alley represents a dead-end. You feel that
you have missed out on some opportunity in life. Alternatively, the dream
denotes that your reputation is in jeopardy. You
feel that you are on the outside.
Before becoming Germany's top trading partner, China was Germany's largest trading market in Asia. Germany has been China's top trading partner in the European Union for the last 2 years.
The price of U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude, which is traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange, has been kept lower by problems transporting the oil to markets. Those troubles have eased recently, but Sabine Schels, head of fundamental commodity research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, doubts the problems will disappear.
Whiteness, in this context, is more than just skin color. You could define it as membership in the “ethno-national majority,” but that’s a mouthful. What it really means is the privilege of not being defined as “other.”
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To Frans de Waal [The Netherlands and USA] and Jennifer Pokorny [USA] for discovering that chimpanzees can recognize other chimpanzees from seeing photographs of their rear ends.
dream that you are running away from the alligator indicates that
you are unwilling to confront some
painful and disturbing aspect of your subconscious. There is some potentially
destructive emotion that you are refusing to acknowledge and owning up to.
US listings were up from 2016, which marked the one of the weakest periods in years. According to Dealogic, 112 IPOs have priced year to date, versus just 63 at this time last year. Issuance volume has more than doubled to $31.6bn.
Foreign robot makers sold 103,191 robots to China in 2017, up 71.9% from a year earlier.
A report from the ministry showed that employers recruited 5.2 million workers through public employment service agencies in the first quarter, dropping 229,000, or 4.5 percent, from the previous year.
Comic skit “You’ve Got Trouble”(Sun Tao, Qin Hailu etc)
to biblical interpretations, an alligator suggests that leviathan is king over
the children of pride. (Psa 74:14, Job 41:1,Isa 27:1)
The Meaning In Action: "Alligator
In Ostrich Suit"
dream of getting an allowance symbolizes the rewards of your work. It may be a
pun on "allowing". You need to be more yielding to others.
see an alloy in your dream indicates that you will experience some complications
in your professional life.
see an almanac in your dream represents the ups and downs of life. You are
experiencing fleeting pleasures and unsteady finances.
see an almond tree in your dream signifies happiness. Wedded bliss is also in
your near future. Alternatively, it symbolizes your resilience and your ability
to bounce back from some adversity or hardship.
dream that you are giving alms represent your giving nature.
use aloe in your dream suggests that you are ready to heal from some emotional
wound. You are ready to forgive or forget about someone's betrayal.
dream that you are alone indicates feelings of rejection. You may be feeling
that no one understands you.
dream that want to be left alone suggests that you are not getting enough
alone time in your waking life. Perhaps you feel suffocated or smothered by
those around you. You just want time alone with your thoughts or
China has become the world's largest industrial robot market since 2013, and currently its domestic suppliers are moving up the supplier chain by offering more high-end products in recent years, added the report.
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That was true, too, of “Mad Men” on AMC. which in its seventh season has all but exhausted its characters and its 1960s setting, but is still keeping viewers guessing about the end, which won’t air until next year. “The Sopranos” ended ambiguously. “Breaking Bad,” put an end to Walter White. Now, the next television mystery looming ahead centers on Don Draper’s last moments, dead or alive.
dream that you are kneeing in front of the altar represents unfulfilled desires.
particular, seeing a satanic altar in your dream indicates that a dark power or
energy is at work. TOP
see or dream that you are an altar boy symbolizes innocence and purity.
"Compared with previous years, this year's two sessions are due to see the new leadership elected, and reforms of organizations will be discussed. They will also elaborate on detailed plans for implementing policies proposed by the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China."
dream that you taste alum denotes that you have feelings of regret and remorse
over the evil you have done onto an innocent person.
see aluminum in your dream signifies your ability to retain what is valuable to
you. You are happy with what you have. What may seem insignificant to others is
important to you.
dream of being an alumni represents completion and a sense of pride or
accomplishment. If you dream of being an alumni of a school that you did not
attend in real life, then it indicates that you are dealing with past regrets.
You are wondering how your life would be had you made different
dream that you or someone has Alzheimer's Disease refers to your fear of
letting go of the past. You are holding on to old memories for fear of
forgetting about them. Alternatively, the dream may be an anxiety dream
where you are overly worried about forgetting an important date,
appointment or event. If someone in your waking life is suffering from
Alzheimer's Disease, then the dream may represent the stress and/or
sadness of dealing with the disease.
dream that you are an ambassador suggests that you need to be more diplomatic in
8. Am I playing too hard? A lack of motivation to accomplish certain things can throw you off balance or make you feel stressed out and pressured later on. Taking breaks is very necessary, but if you take so many breaks that your productivity level drops, or you get into the habit of procrastinating too much, it might be time to balance out your schedule so that you will get a generous amount of things done and still have time for breaks and leisure.
to see amber in your dream represents resurrection. Something in your past will
prove to be extremely important to your future. It could mean a situation
or relationship in your waking life that was once lively, is now non-existent.
You feel trapped or that your life is too rigid and inflexible. You need to
change your outdated way of thinking and old ideas.
dream about an Amber Alert means that you need to be more aware of your
surroundings. Perhaps you are overlooking some detail. Consider the
significance of the numbers or other information that you see in the Amber
Alert and how it relates to an aspect of your waking life. TOP
2014年出现了这么多大有前途的新剧：《真探》(True Detective)、《荣耀之女》(The Honorable Woman)、《冰血暴》(Fargo)、《婚外情》(The Affair)、《奥丽芙·基特里奇》(Olive Kitteridge)和《硅谷》(Silicon Valley)等。有些老剧仍在坚持，或者莫名其妙地重振雄风，或者在被砍后再次回归，最显眼的是丽莎·库卓(Lisa Kudrow)主演的HBO喜剧《归来记》(The Comeback)，它在2005年播出一季后被砍，今年11月回归。
The TV drama is not based on a novel but the story of a real businesswoman Zhou Ying. Born in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Zhou was the richest female entrepreneur in Shaanxi province at that time.
The 2014 ranking of 100 programmes for working senior executives is headed by Trium, runby HEC Paris, the London School of Economics and Stern School of Business at New York University. The top five places continue to be dominated by intercontinental EMBAs.
Horowitz, speaking to radio station RTE, said he was keen to keep the new Bond true to the 1950s creation.
The CSI 300, which consists of 300 of the top A-shares traded on the Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges, is down 7 per cent and will be shut for the remainder of the day.
dream that someone is hit by an ambulance suggests that some aspect of your
psyche is injured and needs immediate care and attention.
that you are driving an ambulance indicates that you are putting the needs of
others before your own. Perhaps you are letting others dictate your direction or
goals in life. TOP
She emotes with some of Pink's husky attitude and some of Sia's theatrical so-over-it-ness, but she's a warmer singer than either, whether shrugging off a lover on the self-explanatory "IDGAF" or matching Miguel's intensity on the steamy "Lost in Your Light."
dream that you are lying in ambush indicates that you will use underhanded means
to achieve your goals.
you are from America and dream of America then the dream symbolizes independence
and freedom to do what you want. If you are from outside of America, then the
dream may represent commercialism, riches, or abundance. Your own political
views will also strongly influence this imagery.
The same seven schools continue to dominate the top half of the ranking. AGSM at UNSW Business School of Australia entered the ranking for the first time in eighth position.
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dream that you lose an amethyst signifies heartbreaks and disappointments in
see or dream that you are Amish suggests that you need to concentrate on the
more important things and basic necessities in life. Alternatively, the dream
indicates that you are wishing for a more simplified life.
see or smell ammonia in your dream indicates that there is some distressing or
offensive matter that you need to confront.
see ammunition in your dream suggests that you are utilizing your power to
persuade or protect. Alternatively, it may indicates that you are trying to get
your way via destructive means.