One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an extremely comfortable position or situation.
- ‘That night the rain continued to fall and the wind to blow a gale, but we were snug as a bug.’
- ‘On December 11, 1941, four days after Pearl Harbor, he wrote a letter home: ‘I don't want to leave my normal way of life, but I'm not going to sit up here snug as a bug, playing football, etc., when others are giving their lives for their country.’’
- ‘No pressure at all from Germany; at the back, Latvia look as snug as a bug in a rug.’
- ‘But we were snug as a bug in our cottage.’
- ‘The front wheel fits as snug as a bug in a rug, but we'd advise use of a quick release.’
- ‘Immersed in the wrap, I was as snug as a bug in a rug and it was it hard to believe how quickly the 20 minutes passed when the therapist removes you from your cocoon.’
- ‘Unbelievably for me I failed to put my foot through the ceiling, or fall through the loft hatch, or step on any water pipes, and every winter we are as snug as a bug in a rug.’
- ‘It will give you a way of running away from life, to dream, to be comfortable… snug as a bug in a rug.’
- ‘Late in the evening Graham called to confirm he'd had a safe journey and was settled into his little wooden staff cabin snug as a bug in a rug.’
- ‘I do not feel as snug as a bug in a hermetically sealed rug.’
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