bed of roses

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Christopher Marlowe's The Passionate Shepherd To His Love

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛd ʌv ˈɹəʊzəz/

NounEdit

bed of roses (plural beds of roses)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: a bed of roses.
  2. (idiomatic) A pleasant or easy situation; an untroubled existence.
    It's a straightforward job, but it's no bed of roses, with such long hours.

TranslationsEdit

  • Telugu: పూలపాన్పు (pUlapaanpu)
  • French: partie de plaisir, long fleuve tranquille
Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 15:11