bed of roses

bed of roses
noun
a flower bed in which roses are growing
Syn: ↑rose bed
Hypernyms: ↑flowerbed, ↑flower bed, ↑bed of flowers
Part Holonyms: ↑rose garden

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: a place or situation of agreeable ease : a relaxed carefree luxurious situation

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a situation of luxurious ease; a highly agreeable position: Caring for a houseful of active kids is no bed of roses.
[1800-10]

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bed of roses
Any easy or comfortable place
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Main Entry:bed
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bed of roses see under ↑bed1
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Main Entry:rose

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bed of roses,
1. a situation of luxurious ease.
2. an easy and highly agreeable position.

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[often with negative] used in reference to a situation or activity that is comfortable or easy

farming is no bed of roses

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noun [singular]
: a place or situation that is pleasant or easy
— usually used in negative statements

Grandfather liked to remind people not to expect things to be easy. “Life's no bed of roses,” he'd say.


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