look (at something) through rose-colored glasses

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look (at something) through rose-colored glasses

To assume a generally optimistic and cheerful attitude (toward something); to focus on the positive aspects (of something). Primarily heard in US. I know nostalgia can be misleading, but I really look at my childhood through rose-colored glasses. It seems like Mary only looks through rose-colored glasses, like she's in incapable of dealing with the negative things in life!
See also: glass, look, through
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