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- another term for rose-colored
- ‘The effect of this is to give the film a curiously sanitised glow, as if it has been shot with the rose-tinted lens of nostalgia.’
- ‘Are the office-dwellers in the police hierarchy viewing the world through rose-tinted glasses?’
- ‘She loved Ethan's hugs the most, apart from his ability to see the world through rose-tinted glasses but still manage to be serious about things that truly matter.’
- ‘Along with the feel-good philosophy churned out by salt-of-the-earth types, all this culminates in a sense of life being viewed for a little too long through rose-tinted sunglasses.’
- ‘Most of us see our childhoods, for instance, through rose-tinted glasses - golden days filled with laughter and fun.’
- ‘But though Sheridan's view of his subject was clearly somewhat rose-tinted, it was not his hand that drafted the really flowery finishing touches to the Guerin character.’
- ‘Is it just rose-tinted memories of childhood summers or has the taste of the great English strawberry changed?’
- ‘And he set about raising the money for what is viewed as one of the most rose-tinted ventures in the entrepreneurial spectrum - a restaurant.’
- ‘In his otherwise rose-tinted Survey of Cornwall, Richard Carew reached the point where ‘we must also spare a room in this Survey to the poor’.’
- ‘Sitting in your armchair and looking through rose-tinted glasses you see communism as only about ‘pay workers a fair wage.’’
- ‘The solution lies not in trying to recreate a system that is reminiscent of Enid Blyton through a rose-tinted lens, but in an approach that focuses on bringing out the best in its pupils, without the iron-rod of conformity.’
- ‘Crucially, however, it is not a rose-tinted look at proceedings and isn't flag-waving in the slightest, lending extra credibility to the whole affair - much like his decision to shoot in black and white.’
- ‘Reference to yesterday is nothing but a convenience held dear by writers too lazy to listen with open ears; memories are forever rose-tinted by circumstance, whatever their stand-alone merits.’
- ‘Martin's stint at education is inevitably seen through rose-tinted glasses in contrast to his current job, but contemporary accounts of his time there are unanimous in their praise of him.’
- ‘With rose-tinted glasses, anything will look good but then we might also discover the sometimes hidden beauty is all around us.’
- ‘It will justify leaving it in place by deploying rose-tinted spectacles to view the mid-term outlook for global equities and its own fund managers' future performance.’
- ‘Critics were quick to accuse Putnam of looking at the past through rose-tinted glasses, and ignoring exciting new forms of community.’
- ‘Even seen through rose-tinted glasses, the 1980s were a desolate musical place.’
- ‘Don't go into the career with rose-tinted spectacles though.’
- ‘Tempting though it may be to view the cozy quaintness of Ann and Abby through rose-tinted glasses, advice columnists have always been known for downright chutzpah.’
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