Bed of Roses

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An amazing person or condition that is very comfortable or pleasant

Etymology:

  • This phrase was used by poets initially to describe a beautiful or heavenly situation. Rose is beautiful flower that is well known for its soft petals, sweet smell and lovely texture. The appearance of rose was used to describe a situation that was very beautiful and comfortable in reality. Bowl of cherries is also a similar idiom, which is being used nowadays by modern writers to describe a comfortable situation. But the term bed of roses will always remain popular with writers.
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Compared with my old office, this new place is a bed of roses for me.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Bed of Roses':

bed of rosesA comfortable or luxurious position.
bed of rosesA pleasant or easy situation.
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