bed of roses
- (idiomatic) A pleasant or easy situation; an untroubled existence.
- Synonyms: beer and skittles, bowl of cherries; see also Thesaurus:pleasure
- It's a straightforward job, but it's no bed of roses, with such long hours.
- 1977, Freddie Mercury (lyrics and music), “We Are the Champions”, in News of the World, performed by Queen:
- I thank you all / But it's been no bed of roses / No pleasure cruise