a bed of roses

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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. Weight loss is a challenging task, not a bed of roses.
  2. Making money is not a bed of roses; you have to wake up early and go to work.
  3. The life of the royal family is a bed of roses.
  4. Before cutting ties with my family, my life was a bed of roses because my Mom did everything for me.
  5. My friend told me that he wants to live in a bed of roses without hard work. Winning the Jackpot made his dream come true.
  6. The corrupt leaders have made their life a bed of roses with the help of black money.
  7. How can you make your life a bed of roses without working very hard?
  8. 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

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Life is to face problems we find solutions make it in simplest form we Find shortcuts that suit us … Spiritual satisfaction is awarded Or God gifted..when you get it you stop efforts that is love .

‒ Gulnaz January 14, 2022

What about the thorns?

‒ Samuel D Addington October 30, 2021

Academic excellence is not a bed of roses, you’ve got to born candles.

‒ Michael February 14, 2021

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

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

‒ Pomax September 15, 2017

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

‒ Praveen Kumar Reddy January 20, 2017

Good, I love to read about this cute idiom.

‒ Dhairya March 20, 2016

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

‒ Shobhna November 30, 2015

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