The honeymoon is over - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
The honeymoon is over
The honeymoon is over.
The early pleasant beginning (as at the start of a marriage) has ended. Okay, the honeymoon is over. It's time to settle down and do some hard work. I knew the honeymoon was over at my new job when they started yelling at me to work faster.
References in periodicals archive
THE honeymoon is over
for Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League top-flight new boys Ashington and Alnmouth.
But Eriksson refused to accept that the honeymoon is over
and said: "The future will be good, I'm not worried about that.
Bill Walton, UCLA basketball TV Sorry, but the honeymoon is over