English version

something is not a bed of roses

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomething is not a bed of rosessomething is not a bed of roses (also something is not all roses British English) informalPROBLEM if a job or situation is not a bed of roses, it is not always pleasant and there are difficult things to deal with It’s no bed of roses teaching in a secondary school. rose
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something is not a bed of rosesOur marriage hasn't been a bed of roses.
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