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bed of roses


  1. . a situation of comfort or ease

Example Sentences Including 'bed of roses'

' The mistress's life, however, was no royal bed of roses either.
The Australian (2004)
According to him, I was angry with the world and with myself, and not without reason: my life had not been a bed of roses.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
For him, sponsorship is a bed of roses : Nike, Pepsi and Campbell Soup are all taking a stake in the kid's future.
Esquire (2004)
I don't want him to have a parliamentary process that is a bed of roses.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
In the same letter he complained: `You talk a great deal of Hincks's difficulties but is Baghdad ``a bed of roses '?
Lesley Adkins EMPIRES OF THE PLAIN: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (2003)
She's the sort that would let you do anything to her if she thought it might lead to a bed of roses.
Fraser, Christine Marion Noble Beginnnings
`All I am saying is that life for the glamour Bondi couple is not all a bed of roses.
Misc (1999)
`Stella,' she said now, `it might not be a bed of roses , you know, the whole children bit.
Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)


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