rose-tinted glasses


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rose-tinted glasses

An unduly idealistic, optimistic, sentimental, or wistful perspective on or about something. I know Sarah looks on our childhood with rose-tinted glasses, but I can't put aside how difficult my parents' failing marriage was for all of us. Despite doing worse every quarter for the last two years, our boss keeps seeing the business through rose-tinted glasses. You need to take off your rose-tinted glasses for a moment and realize that there are serious problems in the world that need fixing.
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Naturally, the high street is also looking at this season through rose-tinted glasses.
Kirkintilloch, near Glasgow TO reader Ricky, Margaret Sinclair was not seeing out of rose-tinted glasses about Castlemilk in Glasgow.
The film is set long after most romantic comedies end, at the point where the lead protagonists have taken off their rose-tinted glasses and seen each other's foibles close up.
I know it's easy to say that things were better in the old days, and more often than not people are looking through rose-tinted glasses, but in this case a few steps back to the days of tighter controls may not be such a bad thing.
Because I'm afraid it is time he took off his rose-tinted glasses a faced up to some facts.
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.
It is easy to look back through the rose-tinted glasses of nostalgia and imagine that our towns were much better years ago.
MERSEYSIDE headteachers today rounded on annual A-level critics and demanded they "take off their rose-tinted glasses.
I have no doubt that the likes of brainwashed TomWareing with his rose-tinted glasses will be up in arms that his anti-evolution mid-winter celebrations have been scrapped.
But rather than thanking Southend for rescuing him from exile at Leeds, Ricketts' agent is still looking at his client with rose-tinted glasses.
If you think it will reduce support for the insurgency then you are looking through rose-tinted glasses.
The award-winning feature film MY DATE WITH DREW is told through the rose-tinted glasses of Brian Herzlinger, a regular guy who aspires to have a date with the woman of his dreams -- Drew Barrymore.
John Thompson They must have rose-tinted glasses if they think this building wants saving.
But let's face it, if Bono literally sees Ireland through rose-tinted glasses what excuse have those who promised us openness and transparency?
Anon MARGARET Sinclair, who defended Castlemilk in Glasgow in her letter, should get rid of her rose-tinted glasses.