To dream of killing someone or that you are being murdered may suggest that your unconscious is trying to kill off an unpleasant or unneeded aspect of yourself.
Dreams about knives may suggest that there is something in your life that needs to be cut out; you may need to cut ties or sever a relationship with someone; or a habit or negative behavior needs to be stopped or ‘cut out’.
If you are a woman, your mother or mother-in-law may be representing an aspect of yourself that you need to examine more closely.
The clothes we wear in waking life help identify us – they represent how we want others to see us. Clothes also hide our imperfect bodies, and metaphorically, our emotional and psychological imperfections. When we aren’t wearing clothes we are stripped of our identity and others can see us as we really are.
Pregnancy is all about the creation and development of life, so dreaming of being pregnant may be a metaphor for the birth of something in your life, such as a new idea, project or goal. It may also symbolize an aspect of yourself that is developing or growing.
Dreams about school are among the most common dream themes. If you are taking or trying to take a test in school also see the meaning of Exam dreams, which is another common dream theme.
Since sex is so prevalent in our society, not to mention necessary for our survival as a species, it is no wonder that we dream of having sex. As with any dream symbol, what sex means to you in your dream will depend on your feelings about sex and your experience as a sexual being.