a marriage made in heaven
marriage made in heaven
A very happy marriage or partnership. Cindy and Mark look so happy together. That's a marriage made in heaven. Merging our bakery with the ice cream parlor next door was a great idea—it's a marriage made in heaven.
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a marriage made in heavenand a match made in heaven
a happy or harmonious marriage or partnership. (See also .) The partnership of George and Ira Gershwin was a match made in heaven; they wrote such beautiful songs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
a ˌmarriage/ˌmatch made in ˈheavena combination of two people or things which seems perfect: When she married Dave, everyone thought that theirs was a match made in heaven. ♢ A merger between the two leading mobile phone networks would appear to be a marriage made in heaven, but will consumers lose out?
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marriage made in heaven, a
A match decreed by destiny; a very successful pairing. Already a well-known adage by the mid-sixteenth century, this term was quoted many times over and appeared in numerous proverb collections. It was often used sarcastically but was largely confined to actual matrimony until the twentieth century, when it began to be applied to other kinds of match— as, for example, a merger of two business corporations.
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer