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    Red face Idioms

    Kindly send me the meaning of the following idiomatic expressions:

    - to sleep for good
    - make soup out of me
    - a bed of roses

    Hope for your immediate response for this matter.

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    Re: Idioms

    1 This must mean to die- for good = forever
    2 I have never heard this, but it sounds like trouble. However, it's not a standard idiom, but if you're in the soup, you're in trouble.
    3 https://www.usingenglish.com/referen...+of+roses.html

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    Re: Idioms

    These expressions are not idiomatic. They are simply turns of phrase.

    I speak U.S. American and have never heard the first two. Tdol is probably right about what they might mean. A bed of roses is a type of expression called a cliche. It means a very comfortable situation: Her old job was terrible, but her new job is a real bed of roses.

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    Re: Idioms

    I would say that a cliché can be idiomatic- a phrase can be a member of both groups.

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