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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Many new expatriates and their families see foreign assignments through rose tinted glasses, and then feel let down by the reality.
It is designed to help you take off the rose tinted glasses and see the real electronic business world .
Sorry Mr Cleaver, your rose tinted glasses cannot hide the truth.
Without the rose tinted glasses we all know that whoever has been in power those figures have been massaged to make good report.
I may be looking at the past, through rose tinted glasses.
Yes, we can still look for improvements as each political party sets out their manifesto, but please don't look at the past through rose tinted glasses.
I hope the ex-Welsh Labour members will now remove their English red rose tinted glasses, because like Wales they are second class citizens among the London New Labour government.
Perhaps if he removed his aforementioned rose tinted glasses he may be able to distinguish a grass verge from a hedgerow.