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rose-colored glasses

An unduly idealistic, optimistic, sentimental, or wistful perspective on or about something. Primarily heard in US. I know Sarah looks on our childhood with rose-colored 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-colored glasses. You need to take off your rose-colored glasses for a moment and realize that there are serious problems in the world that need fixing.
See also: glass

rose-coloured spectacles

An unduly idealistic, optimistic, sentimental, or wistful perspective on or about something. Primarily heard in UK. I know Sarah looks on our childhood with rose-coloured spectacles, 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-coloured spectacles. You need to take off your rose-coloured spectacles for a moment and realise that there are serious problems in the world that need fixing.
See also: spectacle

rose-tinted spectacles

An unduly idealistic, optimistic, sentimental, or wistful perspective on or about something. Primarily heard in UK. I know Sarah looks on our childhood with rose-tinted spectacles, 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 spectacles. You need to take off your rose-tinted spectacles for a moment and realise that there are serious problems in the world that need fixing.
See also: spectacle

make a spectacle of (oneself)

To attract attention by foolish or conspicuous behavior. Katie made a spectacle of herself at the New Year's Eve party by confronting her ex-boyfriend in front of all the other guests. Darren's so clumsy that he tends to make a spectacle of himself everywhere he goes.
See also: make, of, spectacle

see (something) through rose-coloured spectacles

To assume a generally optimistic and cheerful attitude toward something; to focus only or mostly on the positive aspects of something. Primarily heard in UK. Nostalgia can be misleading—we all tend to see our childhoods through rose-coloured spectacles. I think Mary is only capable of seeing things through rose-coloured spectacles, like she's in complete denial of the negative things in life!
See also: see, spectacle, through

look (at something) through rose-coloured spectacles

To assume a generally optimistic and cheerful attitude (toward something); to focus only or mostly on the positive aspects (of something). Primarily heard in UK. I know nostalgia can be misleading, but I really look at my childhood through rose-coloured spectacles. I think Mary is only capable of looking through rose-coloured spectacles, like she's in complete denial of the negative things in life!
See also: look, spectacle, through

through rose-coloured spectacles

With a generally optimistic and cheerful attitude. Primarily heard in UK. I know you look at your childhood through rose-coloured spectacles, but nostalgia like that can be misleading. I think Mary is only capable of seeing things through rose-coloured spectacles, like she's in complete denial of the negative things in life.
See also: spectacle, through

rose-tinted spectacles

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rose-tinted glasses

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rose-coloured glasses

COMMON If someone sees something or someone through rose-tinted spectacles or rose-coloured glasses, they only notice the good things about them and so their view is unrealistic. Note: `Rose-coloured' is spelled `rose-colored' in American English. He accused diplomats of looking at the world through rose-tinted spectacles. I realise we all tend to see our children through rose-tinted glasses. Real estate broker Tom Foye believes that many buyers tend to look at houses with rose-colored glasses. Consequently, they end up feeling cheated.
See also: spectacle

make a ˈspectacle of yourself

draw attention to yourself by behaving or dressing in a ridiculous way in public: He made a spectacle of himself by shouting at the barman.
See also: make, of, spectacle
References in classic literature ?
"Take off those abominable spectacles, and you cannot help seeing it!"
Now these colored spectacles probably darkened the Cynic's sight, in at least as great a degree as the smoked glasses through which people gaze at an eclipse.
The Cynic, having cast aside his spectacles, wandered about the world a miserable object, and was punished with an agonizing desire of light, for the wilful blindness of his former life.
It was baffling, then, when Snapchat came out with a second version of Spectacles, which did not convince many people, either.
As seen on the (https://www.spectacles.com/#shop) official Spectacles 3 website , Snap has already put up preorders for the two variants of the smart glasses.
Spectacles 3 are equipped with two HD cameras to capture Snaps in 3D and transform them with 3D Effects, inspiring creativity like never before.
The spectacles are compatible with devices running iOS 8 and above, and Android 4.3 and above.
The company says the Spectacles 3, are a redesigned version of its augmented reality sunglasses with a sleek new design and an added HD camera to create depth perception.
As the official listing notes, the new Spectacles allow photos and videos to be wirelessly synced to the phone, allowing users to reimagine them using 3D Effects on Snapchat.
Today, this 140-year-old brand of 140 is an innovation leader in ophthalmic optics, including lenses and spectacle frames.
Attendees at Silmo in Paris (28 September-1 October) heard that 91 % of British consumers buy their spectacles in store, with 9% making purchases online--an increase of 2% from 2017.
In a bid to upgrade its camera-enabled sunglasses, the company recently launched two new Spectacles styles - Nico and Veronica.
Meanwhile, he revealed that the decision to identify and assist pupils who were visually challenged was part of their quest to freely supply 100 pupils with prescribed spectacles, a target that was set last year when Lions Club International celebrated its centenary.
Summary: Following their global reveal early this summer, and in partnership with Lime Concepts, the next generation of Snapchat's Spectacles are now available in select stores across the UAE.