One of my favorite expressions in French is voir la vie en rose.
This colorful expression literally means "to see life in pink", and it's used to describe an optimistic outlook on life (always seeing the good in everything).
The most comparable expression I can think of in English would be "to look at life through rose-colored glasses".
The origin of the idiom is a subject of some debate, but it's most commonly associated with the famous French singer Édith Piaf, thanks to her song "La Vie en Rose" (1946). This song became an international hit and has been covered by numerous artists in various languages.
Here are two more similar-nuanced expressions to voir la vie en rose:
Can you think of any other idioms like this?
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