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Enjoy or appreciate what is often ignored:‘they need to wake up and smell the roses’
- ‘But of course, now that I'm a woman smelling the roses, living my own life, I won't talk to you a lot about it.’
- ‘Well, I suggest he wakes up and smells the roses, because that will not happen under this bill, and certainly not under Part 3.’
- ‘Those council members who stated staff was not to be considered need to wake up and smell the roses.’
- ‘But bloody hell that girl has to wake up and smell the roses.’
- ‘What I am trying to say to these certain Sligo businessmen is, wake up and smell the roses!’
- ‘It's important to take time out once in a while to enjoy the fruits of one's labours, smell the roses and enjoy.’
- ‘If we have enough food on the table, and gainful employment, then we should take time to smell the roses and enjoy the precious moments of our lives - like sands in an hour glass.’
- ‘All things considered, though, it's time to stop, take a look around, and smell the roses (or newsprint, as the case may be).’
- ‘If anyone is bashing what it has achieved, they really should wake up and smell the roses.’
- ‘So please wake up, read the tea leaves, smell the roses, act and fight for your own cause.’
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