To dream that you see a file, signifies that you will transact some business which will prove unsatisfactory in the extreme.
To see files, to store away bills and other important papers, foretells animated discussions over subjects which bear relation to significant affairs, and which will cause you much unrest and disquiet. Unfavorable predictions for the future are also implied in this dream. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Rasp; Tongue) A file in a dream represents one’s tongue. It also means satisfying an innate need or giving a keen edge to an expression. It also represents a helper, a son who provides for the need of his mother or younger brothers and sisters.
A file in a dream also represents demands, obligations, or sexual intercourse.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
1- In modern times to dream of files or filing and thus to put order into our lives, is to make sense of what we are doing and how we arc doing it. lo be filing things away would perhaps indicate that we no longer need to be aware of a particular situation but need to retain the knowledge that an experience has given us.
2- Dreaming of an abrasive file such as a metal file - would indicate that we need to be aware that we can make mistakes in being too harsh with other people.
3- A chaotic situation in our lives can now be dealt with in an orderly manner.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of files or of filing represents your mental process: logic, order, and reasoning. Your subconscious mind is attempting to support you in getting a handle on the all the data in your life so that you can properly categorizing people, places, things, and events of your life in a way that so that they make sense to you, and you can feel in control of your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
There is a need to organize your thoughts and ideas.
The state of the filing cabinet in your dream will reflect how pressing this need is. Other details of the dream will help you understand what areas of your life need attending to in a more detailed way.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
A desire for, or fear of, order and consistency. It appears frequently when life is chaotic. This image also points to emotional stress; much has accumulated. Pay attention to how thick or thin the file folder is. It might also be a sign of a compulsive personality, similar to Admiral. Do you always have to keep everything in perfect order? Or are you unable to keep order in your life? It could be either a case of your ego (your unconscious) raising its head, or a justifiable symbolic expression of the feeling that either the state (as father symbol) or an institution is placing limitations on you.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To see or use a nail filer in your dream, suggests that you need to smooth out the rough edges of your personality or your relationship with others. You may be a little to harsh or blunt toward others.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of the X Files signify that you are willing to investigate beyond the surface of things, to look at what may at first be a shocking to your belief system, and that you have the courage to discover who you truly are.... Strangest Dream Explanations