You Have Made Your Bed and Must Lie In It

Meaning You Have Made Your Bed and Must Lie In It: You must accept the consequences of your actions, however unpleasant. Usage This idiom can be delivered in a number of different ways without changing the meaning: “You’ve made your bed; now you must lie in it!” “You’ve made your bed so lie in it.” … Read more

Get Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed, to

To get up on the wrong side of the bed is a very old saying, but it wasn’t always used figuratively. It’s been around since at least Roman times. 1Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: & C Black, 2009. Meaning of Idiom ‘Get Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed’ To get up on … Read more

Bed Of Roses

Also: No bed of Roses Not a bed of roses Meaning of Idiom ‘Bed of Roses’ A situation or activity that is a bed or roses is comfortable, easy, luxurious, etc. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. 2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. 3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. … Read more