smell the roses

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Gilherme, Oct 4, 2006.

  1. Gilherme New Member

    what does the following expression mean:
    "I need to take time to "smell the roses"" what does smell the roses mean in this context?
  2. Dimcl Senior Member

    British Columbia, Canada
    Canadian English
    It means to slow down your life and appreciate the small things that can give us much pleasure such as smelling a rose.
  3. Gilherme New Member

    thank you very much!

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