bowl of cherries

bowl of cherries

Wonderful; very pleasant. Typically used in the metaphoric expression, "life is (not) just a bowl of cherries." I got a promotion and got engaged in the span of a week! Life is just a bowl of cherries these days!
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a bowl of cherries

a very pleasant or enjoyable situation or experience.
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While strawberries and raspberries have become ubiquitous, there is something special about a bowl of cherries, glistening and ripe to eat.
Much has been made of Too Darn Hot's troubled spring, but life wasn't a bowl of cherries for Phoenix Of Spain during the turf season's early weeks, either.
Life's a bowl of cherries for our hero, not unlike the bowl of cherries he sets on his chest while making love to a pair of lovelies on a big yacht.
It hasn't been a bowl of cherries at Gloucester either with Danny Cipriani brought in during the summer to fill the No.10 jersey, while centre is also a highly competitive position to nail down a starting slot.
Young people today think they know everything, so I remind my daughter that life is not a bowl of cherries for us old wrinklies.
Other songs included in the program, which also has a Sunday matinee showing, include "Bye, Bye, Blackbird," "The Best Things in Life Are Free," "You're the Cream in My Coffee," "Animal Crackers in My Soup" and "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries."
So whether you're looking to boost your health or you enjoy the taste of this juicy treat - or both - there are plenty of reasons to reach for a bowl of cherries for your next snack or to add them to the menu at your next meal.
The playground has always been the frontline in terms of learning how to get on with people, when to step forward, when to step back, and understanding the reality that growing up is not a bowl of cherries.
If life really is a bowl of cherries, we'd better start saving up to pay for them.
| Trading Places: Jamie Lee Curtis & Lindsay Lohan Life's no bowl of cherries for the latter either, as she discovers that her band's big gig clashes with her mum's wedding rehearsal.
If an entrepreneur thinks life is just a bowl of cherries, we'll find him selling cherry bowls.
Life had not always been a bowl of cherries for this funny lady; surprisingly thin-skinned, considering her comic bread and butter.
And while we are all confident that life will magically become one great big bowl of cherries overnight if we won a million or two, that's definitely not how things look like panning out.