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I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.
Nigel Mansell

Meaning of "a bed of roses" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A BED OF ROSES

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A BED OF ROSES

a bad lot
a bad patch
a bad penny
a bag of bones
a bag of cats
a beam in one´s eye
a big ask
a big fish in a small pond
a bird in the hand
a bit
a bit much
a bit of
a bit of all right
a bit of slap and tickle
a bit thick
a bolt from the blue
a breath of fresh air
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella

WORDS THAT END LIKE A BED OF ROSES

amphiarthroses
aponeuroses
arterioscleroses
atheroscleroses
bed of roses
diarthroses
enarthroses
hydronephroses
hyperhidroses
metachroses
myelofibroses
neuroses
pseudarthroses
pseudoarthroses
psychoneuroses
ring-a-ring-a-roses
scleroses
soroses
synarthroses
to all intents and purposes
trophoneuroses

Synonyms and antonyms of a bed of roses in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a bed of roses» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A BED OF ROSES

Find out the translation of a bed of roses to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

称心如意
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un lecho de rosas
570 millions of speakers

English

a bed of roses
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गुलाब का बिस्तर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سرير من الورود
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

постель из роз
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um mar de rosas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গোলাপ একটি বিছানা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un lit de roses
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Katil mawar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Bett aus Rosen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マンハッタン花物語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장미 의 침대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amben saka roses
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một giường của hoa hồng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரோஜாக்கள் ஒரு படுக்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गुलाब एक बेड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir gül yatağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un letto di rose
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

usłane różami
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

постіль з троянд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un pat de trandafiri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα κρεβάτι των τριαντάφυλλων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n bed van rose
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en dans på rosor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en dans på roser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a bed of roses

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A BED OF ROSES»

The term «a bed of roses» is very widely used and occupies the 13.406 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a bed of roses

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4 QUOTES WITH «A BED OF ROSES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a bed of roses.
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Fidel Castro
A revolution is not a bed of roses.
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Douglas Conant
You must bring great resolve to your work. It's not all a bed of roses.
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Maureen Forrester
Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable. It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future, but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses.
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Nigel Mansell
I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BED OF ROSES»

Discover the use of a bed of roses in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a bed of roses and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Bed of Roses
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Walter Lionel George, 2008
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Life Is Not a Bed of Roses Or Is It?
And the long thorns' represents the trouble in life that we all try to avoid. I hope the readers of this book will find something to relate to that is happening in their own life.
Eloise M. Faris, 2004
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Ozark Country
The first thing he taught me was to make the train whistle, then after that, all those other unusual sounds began to gradually unfold (in This Is Wayne Raney: "Life Has Not Been a Bed of Roses" pp. 5-6). Without question the oldest instrument ...
W. K. McNeil, 1995
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One Man's Garden
Often in a small garden in town there is not much sun for flowers, and often the best spot is given to a bed of roses. But this means not much of anything else, and the question arises of what can be planted under the roses or around the edge of ...
Henry Mitchell, 1999
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Reclaiming the American Farmer: The Reinvention of a ...
Something beautiful is going to happen . . . the Gardens were purple like a bed of roses would be at dusk. I came back to tell you, brother, that white faces are petals of roses. That dark faces are petals of dusk. That I am going out and gather  ...
Mary Weaks-Baxter, 2006
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Zadig or, The Book of Fate
One while, he imagin'd himself extended on a Bed of wither'd Plants, amongst which there were some that were sharp pointed, and made him very restless and uneasy; another Time, he fancied himself repos'd on a Bed of Roses, out of which  ...
Voltaire
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Cold Sassy Tree
and she said to me, said, 'Mr. Blakeslee, I wouldn't even mind dyin' if'n I could be buried in a bed of roses.' Thet's jest the way she put it. I laughed and said it would be her luck to die in the dead of winter. . . . Well, son, we better go git cleaned ...
Olive Ann Burns, 2007
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Does God Feel Your Pain?: Finding Answers When Life Hurts
I remember his rugged features and deep gravelly voice as he sang what was apparently one of his favorite songs, “It's Not a Bed of Roses.” The words of the chorus of that song have stayed with me even after several decades: “Oh, it's not a ...
H. Wayne House, William Grover, 2009
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Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Science, Arts, and ...
Does Iver Mae- iver really think it is in the power of such a writer as he is, to make ** Mr. Herapath's bed for some time to come not a bed of roses ?" Before he undertakes this, I would advise him to go to the Temple of Truth, and study there a ...
Sholto Percy, 1836
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette
Does Iver Mac- iver really think it is in the power of such a writer as he is, to make " Mr. Herapath's bed for some time to coma not a bed of roses ?" Before he undertakes this, I would advise him to go to- the Temple of Truth, and study there a ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A BED OF ROSES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a bed of roses is used in the context of the following news items.
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Despite having a domestic help, it's not quite a bed of roses, says a …
Much has been written in recent days about the 'elite' Indian diplomat and how she cannot manage without domestic help to cook, look after the kids, and ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
2
A bed of roses in Blackrock for €1.875m
According to the census, in 1911, Number 11 Mount Merrion Avenue in Blackrock was home to a master bedstead-maker named John Hilton, his wife, their two ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
3
Suicide: Life is not a bed of roses
There must be another way out. There is always a solution to the problem. They say that is a cowards way out. I think personally. That there is a lot of peer ... «News24, Jul 15»
4
Hardly a bed of roses for Kim
SINGAPORE — Kim Ji Yeon may have expected champagne, roses and million-dollar sponsors knocking on her door after winning South Korea's first-ever gold ... «TODAYonline, Jun 15»
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No bed of roses
Then show these videos like political broadcasts, then perhaps people who are thinking of going to these places will realise its not going to be a bed of roses ... «The Star, Jun 15»
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Love Unto Death / Life Is a Bed of Roses Blu-ray Double Feature …
Cohen Media Group has detailed the Cohen Film Collection release of director Alain Resnais' Love Unto Death (1984) and Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983), which ... «Blu-ray.com, Jun 15»
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ANALYSIS: A good result, but it's not going to be a bed of roses
The new Israeli government will welcome David Cameron's renewal of his lease on 10 Downing Street. Cameron has exceeded expectations with his warmth for ... «Jewish News, May 15»
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Generous Stranger Buys Dozens Of Roses From Vendor On …
Sometimes, life is a bed of roses. In the video above, a woman is selling roses on the New York City subway for $1 a pop or $11 per dozen, when a man offers to ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
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Life is not a bed of roses for some Vietnamese students (photos)
A photographer has provided Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper with his pictures capturing a number of disadvantaged Vietnamese students, or former students, who ... «Tuoitrenews, Mar 15»
10
The DNA of roses, a romantic history of a love flower
Much of our most romantic history of plant origins will be downgraded to simple folklore, but fortunately science cannot change the pleasures of a bed of roses ... «The Desert Sun, Feb 15»

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