rose-tinted glasses


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rose-tinted glasses

  (British, American & Australian) also rose-tinted spectacles (British)
if someone looks at something through rose-tinted glasses, they see only the pleasant parts of it She has always looked at life through rose-tinted glasses.
See also: glass
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I don't believe in looking back with rose-tinted glasses and thinking everything in the past was great.
London, Mar 14( ANI ): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has renewed calls for a budget cap in the sport, and believes there are many who still see the sport through rose-tinted glasses.
I REALLY think it is time that some people started to take off their rose-tinted glasses in their attempts to badly compare and denegrate Sir Stuart Bell in the ludicrous "battle" between himself and the Mayor of Middlesbrough.
But the septuagenarian, who's faced her own demons in the shape of her battle with alcoholism and the suicide of her only son, refuses to put on her rose-tinted glasses when considering the era.
NOT only do rose-tinted glasses make everything look better, they are an instant way to make you look like a fashionista with her finger on the pulse.
We call on the rulers to take off their rose-tinted glasses and see the real situation for what it is and the risks that it faces," UDF leader Martin Dimitrov said on Sunday in the town of Razgrad.
There is no doubt that western retailers exploit cheap labour in India; but this would not be possible without the collaboration of 'Upset Indians' who wear rose-tinted glasses, equally for profit.
Dear Editor, - Your Kings-bury correspondent(Post, April 11) would appear to be looking through rose-tinted glasses.
It is about time that the real estate industry removes the rose-tinted glasses and takes a realistic assessment of what is happening.
Real estate agents, however, are looking at the bill through rose-tinted glasses.
But when looked at from the perspective of a social historian, and from the perspective of the non-West where 85% of the world's population live, Riley's "global perspective" can more acurately be described as a view of the world through rose-tinted glasses worn in the leafy suburbs of a quiet Midwestern university town.
Business owners who dream of having their son or daughter follow in their footsteps need to put away rose-tinted glasses and clearly assess whether junior has the right stuff," says Dr.
Collings presents himself as the guy who is going to give you the real deal, minus the lather of intellectual pretensions, plus the odd personal detail about the main players: Someone who long ago discarded the rose-tinted glasses of smiling stupid belief characteristic of many high-minded novices.
After the collapse of an industry plan to use an avalanche of new berries to give red M&M candies their crimson color, some growers began thinking they might have been looking at the world through rose-tinted glasses.
It will be argued against such old-fashioned positivism that it views the complexities of ritual through the rose-tinted glasses of progress: enlightened ("civilized") folk do not go in for ritual blood-letting.