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Meaning of "the primrose path" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE PRIMROSE PATH

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE PRIMROSE PATH

the police
the Potteries
the powers that be
the pox
the Preacher
the Precambrian
the present
the press
the price of someone
the Prime Mover
the principle of economy
the prize ring
the Prophet
the proprieties
the Proteas
the provinces
the pulpit
the Purification of the Virgin Mary
the purple
the push

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE PRIMROSE PATH

approach path
bicycle path
bridle path
critical path
cross someone´s path
cycle path
flare path
flight path
footpath
garden path
glide path
homeopath
lead a person up the garden path
mean free path
osteopath
path
primrose path
psychopath
to lead sb up the garden path
towing path

Synonyms and antonyms of the primrose path in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the primrose path» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE PRIMROSE PATH

Find out the translation of the primrose path to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the primrose path from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the primrose path» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

月见草路径
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el camino de rosas
570 millions of speakers

English

the primrose path
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हलके पीले रंग का पथ
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الطريق زهرة الربيع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

примулы путь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o caminho de prímula
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রাইম রোজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le chemin d´onagre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jalan primrose
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die Blumenpfad
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サクラソウパス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

앵초 경로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jalur primrose
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con đường hoa anh thảo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ப்ரிம்ரோஸ் பாதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पिवळया फुलांचे रानटी रोप पथ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çuhaçiçeği yolu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il percorso primula
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Primrose Path
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

примули шлях
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

calea de ciubotica-cucului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η primrose πορεία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die Primrose pad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

primrose bana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

primrose banen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the primrose path

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE PRIMROSE PATH»

The term «the primrose path» is normally little used and occupies the 130.608 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE PRIMROSE PATH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the primrose path

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE PRIMROSE PATH»

Discover the use of the primrose path in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the primrose path and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path
Join new author W. R. Cooper in Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path—the first book in this epic historical fantasy series set against a backdrop of war-torn Saxon England.
W. R. Cooper, 2010
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The Primrose Path
Or must she learn to let go?Susan weaves an intricate thread of history throughout the tale, creating a story that is both heart warming and heart rending, a tale of love and time travel reminiscent of Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time ...
Susan Giles, 2010
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The Primrose Path
A war hero and Regency nonpareil, Viscount Knowle becomes a laughingstock when his late aunt leaves Primrose Cottage to her collection of dogs, under the doting care of her former companion, Miss Angelina Armstead
Barbara Metzger, 1999
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The Primrose Path. A Chapter in the Annals of the Kingdom of ...
This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world.
Margaret Wilson Oliphant, Mrs Oliphant, 2011
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Rumpole and the Primrose Path
The six new stories in Rumpole and the Primrose Path find Horace Rumpole?despite a heart attack that left him at death?s door in the previous volume?deftly parrying everything from the admonitions of his wife, Hilda, to the vagaries of his ...
John Mortimer, 2004
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The Primrose Path
After a mysterious old gentleman declares his lifelong love for the author's late mother, Jones embarks on a journey to rediscover her mother through the people she had known and loved.
Sonia Jones, 2008
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The Primrose Path
When fourteen-year-old Debbie moves to a new town and Hebrew school following the death of her grandmother, she begins to be uncomfortable with the overly familiar behavior of the Rabbi principal.
Carol Matas, 1995
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Dracula's Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of ...
The Primrose Path is a curious production, in fact, because it not only combines two genres of particular saliency in Stoker's homeland, the temperance tract and the emigration parable, but also endeavors to superimpose their divergent ...
Joseph Valente, 2002
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The Primrose Path of Dalliance: A Story of the Stage (1892)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Nym Crinkle, Andrew Carpenter Wheeler, 2010
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Choice, Behavioral Economics, and Addiction
Hey man combines the idea that drug users and non-users differ in their frame of reference when choosing between courses of action with the Primrose Path model of Addiction (Herrnstein & Prelec 1992). This model proposes that addictions ...
Rudolph Eugene Vuchinich, Nick Heather, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE PRIMROSE PATH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the primrose path is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mayor 'disappointed' about New Bedford casino proposal failure
We feel like we've been lead down the primrose path,” said Mayor Jon Mitchell. But Mitchell said that a casino is not the only way to bring jobs and tourism to the ... «WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
2
Helen Chesnut: The primrose path
Among the Double English primroses, Sunshine Suzie creates an impressive ... recent years are the Double English primrose, the Ballerina Series, and Primlets. «Times Colonist, Mar 15»
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John Kerry: America is 'not being led down the primrose path' by Iran
John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, sought to placate Israel over the Iran nuclear deal, insisting it would make America's key ally in the Middle East safer over ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 13»
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Album review: Jonathan Bree, The Primrose Path
The Primrose Path is his first release, an assured, expansive 10-track collection of orchestral pop that easily references the irony and nostalgia of the Brunettes, ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 13»
5
Guthrie Theater's THE PRIMROSE PATH, Directed by Roger Rees …
The Guthrie Theater presents the world premiere of the bittersweet romance The Primrose Path by Crispin Whittell based upon the novel Home of the Gentry by ... «Broadway World, May 13»
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Theater: 'Primrose Path' premieres at the Guthrie
Playwright Crispin Whittell has adapted Turgenev's 1859 novel into a new play, “The Primrose Path,” which opens in previews this weekend at the Guthrie ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Apr 13»
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Galanthophiles unite: in love with snowdrops
In Hamlet, Shakespeare wrote about the primrose path of dalliance leading to a dissolute, if somewhat pleasant excess. However, my road to ruin has been ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 12»
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Theatre: Review - The Primrose Path at Pentameters Theatre
Georges Feydeau is famous for his farcical portrayal of Parisian life during the Belle Epoque; his works are full of coincidences and misunderstandings that ... «Camden New Journal newspapers website, Jan 12»
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Bram Stoker
Newly inspired by his travels and exposure to the arts, in 1875, Stoker published his first horror story, The Primrose Path. He continued to publish writings while ... «Biography, Oct 10»
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Norma Shearer: The Primrose Path to MGM Stock
During her marriage to MGM head of production Irving Thalberg in the early 1930s, Norma Shearer was known as the Queen of the MGM lot, but she fell into ... «Bright Lights Film Journal, Nov 08»

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