Meaning of “life is just a bowl of cherries” in the English Dictionary

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"life is just a bowl of cherries" in British English

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life is just a bowl of cherries

something that you say that means that life is very pleasant. This phrase is often used humorously to mean the opposite.

(Definition of “life is just a bowl of cherries” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)