bed of roses

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A pleasant or easy situation.

Etymology:

  • From Christopher Marlowe's poem The Passionate Shepherd To His Love.
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It's a straightforward job, but it's no bed of roses, with such long hours.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'bed of roses':

bed of rosesA comfortable or luxurious position.
Bed of RosesAn amazing person or condition that is very comfortable or pleasant
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