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I experienced a weird dream.

The experience means to have and be aware of a particular emotion or physical feeling. When I wrote something, I expressed sentence like above.

By the way, someone told me that I had better change the expression into 'in dream'.

Isn't the word of 'experience' suitable for the sentence expression?

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The most common verbs used with "a dream" are "to have", then "to be". Third on the list is "to dream" but it's much lower:

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"To experience" is not a verb that most native users would choose:

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"dreamed a dream" was used 14 times as often as "experienced a dream" in 2000. "had a dream" was used 360 times as often and together all of the more popular choices in the results were used 1250 times more often as "experienced a dream". Most native speakers would say "I had a weird dream".

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