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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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.
So enjoy all of the events put on for the masses, Myself, I've took off my rose tinted glasses.
So come on, take off those rose tinted glasses, swallow your pride and head for Ninian Park next season, support your local Welsh side who have an excellent English-born manager, Dave Jones.
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.
Many new expatriates and their families see foreign assignments through rose tinted glasses, and then feel let down by the reality.
We W have a moral duty to educate future generations of the true horrors of war and we should not promote such myths as fact via 'rose tinted glasses'.
Perhaps if he removed his aforementioned rose tinted glasses he may be able to distinguish a grass verge from a hedgerow.
Remembering Hazy June Days Rose tinted glasses, look through we do, Happier memories, though sometimes untrue.