see through rose-coloured glasses | rose-colored glasses
This page is about the idiom see through rose-coloured glasses | rose-colored glasses
If someone sees things through rose-coloured glasses, they see things as being better than they really are.
- Tina sees things through rose-coloured glasses, so when things aren't going very well, she won't do anything to improve the situation.
- If you have the courage and maturity to see things as they really are, you'll no longer need to see things through rose-colored glasses.
1. "Rose-coloured glasses" is British spelling and "rose-colored glasses" is American spelling. 2. This idiom can also be expressed as "see through rose-tinted glasses" or "see through rose-tinted spectacles".
Contributor: Matt Errey