smell the roses
phrasal to enjoy or savor life

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • smell the roses — informal enjoy or appreciate what is often ignored * * * (stop and) smell the roses informal : to stop being busy and enjoy the pleasant things in life You shouldn t work so hard. You need to take some time to stop and smell the roses. • • • Main …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stop and Smell the Roses — Álbum de Ringo Starr Publicación 20 de noviembre de 1981 Grabación 11 de julio de 1980 12 de febrero de 1981 Género(s) Rock …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stop and Smell the Roses — Infobox Album | Name = Stop and Smell the Roses Type = Album Artist = Ringo Starr Released = 20 November 1981 Recorded = 11 July 1980 12 February 1981 Genre = Rock Length = 32:23 Label = RCA Producer = Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Harry… …   Wikipedia

  • Stop and Smell the Roses (song) — Infobox Single Name = Stop and Smell the Roses Cover size = Border = Caption = Artist = Mac Davis Album = Stop and Smell the Roses A side = B side = Released = 1974 Format = 7 (45 rpm) Recorded = Genre = Pop, Adult contemporary Length = 2:57… …   Wikipedia

  • Stop and Smell the Roses — Album par Ringo Starr Sortie 20 novembre 1981 Enregistrement 11 juillet 1980 12 février 1981 Durée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stop and smell the roses — (stop and) smell the roses informal : to stop being busy and enjoy the pleasant things in life You shouldn t work so hard. You need to take some time to stop and smell the roses. • • • Main Entry: ↑rose (stop and) smell the roses see ↑rose, 2 • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop and smell the roses — verb To relax; to take time out of ones busy schedule to enjoy or appreciate the beauty of life. Slow down. Stop and smell the roses now and then …   Wiktionary

  • take time to smell the roses — use some time to relax and enjoy the scenery    Yes, pursue your goals, but take time to smell the roses …   English idioms

  • wake up and smell the roses — see ↑wake, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑rose …   Useful english dictionary

  • wake up and smell the coffee — (slang) To become aware of the reality of the situation. • • • Main Entry: ↑wake * * * [usu. in imperative] informal become aware of the realities of a situation, however unpleasant * * * wake up and smell the coffee see ↑wake, 1 • • • …   Useful english dictionary

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