sunny side


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the sunny side

A cheerful, optimistic attitude or outlook about something or life in general. Life's too short to worry about every little detail—just look on the sunny side and have a bit of fun! My friend always manages to see the sunny side of any situation.
See also: side, sunny

sunny side

1. The pleasant or cheerful aspect of something, as in Beth always sees the sunny side of events like graduations. This idiom alludes to the area on which sunlight falls. [First half of 1800s]
2. on the sunny side of. At an age less than, younger than, as in He's still on the sunny side of forty. [Second half of 1800s]
3. sunny-side up. Fried so that the yolk remains intact and uppermost, as in I ordered my eggs sunny-side up and you brought me scrambled eggs. This expression transfers the appearance of the sun to that of an egg yolk. [c. 1900]
See also: side, sunny
References in classic literature ?
"We 'll show you the sunny side of poverty and work, and that is a useful lesson for any one, Miss Mills says," answered Polly, hoping that Fan would learn how much the poor can teach the rich, and what helpful friends girls may be to one another.
Here is my card--I live on the sunny side of the street, and am always at home in rainy weather!" And so away went the shadow.
One day he rode into town on a favorite mule, and, hitching the beast on the sunny side of a street, in front of a saloon, he went inside in his character of teetotaler, to apprise the barkeeper that wine is a mocker.
Tenders are invited for valuation of property given on leave & license for office space on 1st floor, sunny side, bpcl office complex at 7, chitnis marg, civil lines, nagpur-440001, by corporate approved valuer centrally air conditioned office premises admeasuring 1900 sq.ft.
SUNNY SIDE Abbey looks toned as she steps out in the Med heat
I, for instance, scroll through my camera roll every now and then and just dream of my favorite dishes at Sunny Side Cafeacute, one of the island's most popular breakfast and all-day dining spots.
SFF stated that the street parade, which is being held within project "The Sunny Side of the Federation", will start at about 6 p.m.
However, the boy-phobic twins Sunny Side Up and Sunny Side Down intervene with Shellga and spoil all of Humpty's shy efforts become her friend.
A brand-new classic in the amateur detective genre, his "Sunny Side Up" is a traditional murder mystery with a glamorous setting, a gallery of suspects, clues that will keep readers guessing to the last page, and a delightful new hero in Li Johnson, the millennial minimum wage manhunter, who brings sleuthing to the service economy.
The collection seems to be intended as sight-reading exercises in lessons to get students energized (sunny side) or help them calm down after a stressful day (relaxing side), and generous fingerings have been included.
The project, "Keep On The Sunny Side: A Tribute to our Mountain Roots" features songs from Appalachia that have influenced the members of the band for many years.
Italianni's offers Heavenly Deviations breakfast menu: Pollo Zenzero, which combines tapa rice with chicken slathered in Italianni's teriyaki sauce served with sunny side up egg.
Keep windows closed on the sunny side of your home and open them on the shaded side.
Sunny side up: Rita Ora in Zac Posen It's the sort of dress you would expect to see at the Oscars rather than a music awards ceremony but the 23-yearold's top knot brings some rock and roll edge to the outfit.
We're putting up as many as possible this year in several beds on the sunny side of the garden.