a bed of roses

a bed of roses

Meaning

  • easy option
  • a comfortable or luxurious position
  • an effortless, happy situation
  • a luxurious circumstances
  • a trouble-free living

Example Sentences

  1. She found that taking care of old parents was not a bed of roses.
  2. Making money is not a bed of roses, so wake up early and go to work.
  3. The life of the royal family is a bed of roses in United Kingdom of Great Britain.
  4. Before separating from family my life was a bed of roses in Australia because my Mom earns for family.
  5. My friend told me that he want to live a bed of roses without hard work, winning the Jackpot made his dream come true.
  6. Buddha preached that people those who live a bed of roses they suffer more because one day sorrow hits everyone in life.
  7. The corrupt leaders have made their life a bed of roses with the help of black money.
  8. How you can make your life a bed of roses without working very hard?
  9. I never believed miracles but after meeting Brian Greene, a dull and old but diamond ring that he found in his garden made his life a bed of roses.

Origin

"A bed of roses" as an idiom originated in England and is quite an old expression. One of the earliest examples can be found in a poem called "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" written by Christopher Marlowe (also known as Kit Marlowe), published in 1599 after the death of the author.

And I will make thee beds of roses
And a thousand fragrant posies,
A cap of flowers, and a kirtle
Embroidered all with leaves of myrtle

A 16 Thoughts

16 Thoughts

I never thought being a Minister of God could be a bed of roses until was ordained

- ABIDAN April 24, 2020

Getting job in one’s field is not a bed of rose, you will have to work tooth and nail.

- Frankistine Enayat April 15, 2019

Marriage is a bed of roses. Mainly thorns with beautiful, fragrant flowers on top. Endure the thorns, enjoy the flowers.

- Kenneth January 6, 2019

Living with other people happily make life a bed of roses.

- Dominic November 19, 2018

Life for girls is not a bed of roses either she behaves unscrupulously or morally.

- Jubril Ayomide Musa September 27, 2018

Life is not a bed of roses or one have to face many challenges

- Diya Sarkar February 25, 2018

Love from both sides is a bed of roses.

- Umesh Pratap January 3, 2018

Well planned life is bad of roses.

- Tinosse December 14, 2017

A point in a derby match is not a bed of roses.

- Dauda Majik December 7, 2017

I never believed life to be a bed of roses until I met my dream girl Rajkumari.

- Sandeep October 28, 2017

Being left in a journey of love isn’t a bed of roses.

- Pomax September 15, 2017

It is easy as pie. 😁

- Yasnine April 14, 2017

Whenever we take a bold decisions, whether it is comes a bed of roses or not.

- Praveen Kumar Reddy January 20, 2017

One of my favorite idioms! 🙂
Cheers, Archana

- Archana Kapoor March 5, 2016

Don’t run away from your problems, life is not always the bed of roses

- Shobhna November 30, 2015

Good, I love to read about this cute idiom.

- Dhairya March 20, 2016

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