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    VIKIKE is offline Newbie
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    Dear Everybody,
    Please could U help me? I am searching for the meaning of an idiom:--> there's rose petals under my feet, but unfortunately I didn't manage to come across its sense anywhere.
    TNX your aids in advance!
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    Quote Originally Posted by VIKIKE View Post
    Dear Everybody,
    Please could U help me? I am searching for the meaning of an idiom:--> there's rose petals under my feet, but unfortunately I didn't manage to come across its sense anywhere.
    TNX your aids in advance!
    Viki

    Without further context, it's hard to know exactly. I suspect it could have a figurative meaning in that the person is being lauded for something they've done or it could have a literal meaning wherein their lover has spread rose petals in a track leading to the bedroom [just saw this in the movie, "The Fugitive" with Harrison Ford.

    Or it could mean something else depending on the context.

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    Default Re: unknown idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by VIKIKE View Post
    Dear Everybody,
    Please could U help me? I am searching for the meaning of an idiom:--> there's rose petals under my feet, but unfortunately I didn't manage to come across its sense anywhere.
    TNX your aids in advance!
    Viki

    Roses act as a metaphor for life: after overcoming difficulty you will find inner harmony, union and happiness. Rose petals are scattered in front of a bride, or bridal couple, as they leave the ceremony. It is a pretty way of symbolising that the future will be filled with love.

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