5 flowery expressions you don’t know about

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Well, they are not exactly flowery, more so flower-related, but they are pretty nonetheless. You know that “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose,” and that you should stop and smell the roses every once in a while, but these 5 expressions are fresh (as a daisy). 

March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers

Even though you could take this literally and it would be accurate, this idiom has a metaphorical meaning deeper (and more hopeful) than what meets the eye. It can be used to soothe someone who is going through a rough time, because it means that everything will be alright. 

In the flower of one’s youth

Have you ever been told this? Lucky you! It means you are in the best stage of your life. But bear in mind, it only applies to younger people. So, if you hear this, it is also a compliment about your youthful look!

The flower of the flock

This is an idiom with a beautiful meaning that does not get enough credit. It means to be the best in a group, like the best dancer in a class or the best musician of the family. It’s a great thing to say to someone you know who has a special talent!

To be a wallflower

When someone is a wallflower, they usually are reserved, quiet, who avoids being the centre of attention. The word only refers to the social skills of shy people, especially women. 

Hearts and flowers

If you love love, affection and beautiful things, you probably are familiar with extreme sentimentality and romanticised circumstances. Everything is hearts and flowers in rom-coms, romance novels and our dreams. 

Do you know any other expressions with flowers? Let us know in the comments!

For more expressions, take a look at this post!

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