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What does smell like a rose mean?

smell like a rose
To seem or appear innocent, especially in the face of a scandal or of other negative situation. Often used in the phrase "come out/up smelling like a rose." By reporting his colleagues as soon as he learned of their dishonest business practices, the CEO came up smelling like a rose.

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Also know, what does come up smelling like a rose mean?

Definition of come out/up smelling like a rose informal. : to have success or good fortune in a situation in which one was likely to fail, be harmed, etc.

Beside above, why do I smell flowers? Flower scents that have no obvious origin, meaning you can smell it, but there are no flowers around you, are commonly associated with angelic intervention. Guardian angels want you to feel safe, so they send you pleasant, calming scents, such as those of flowers. Most of people find scent of flowers good and pleasing.

Similarly, you may ask, what does it mean when you smell flowers that aren't there?

Brief episodes of phantom smells or phantosmia — smelling something that's not there — can be triggered by temporal lobe seizures, epilepsy, or head trauma. Phantosmia is also associated with Alzheimer's and occasionally with the onset of a migraine.

Why don t My roses have a scent?

The say a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But according to researchers, the flowers have been gradually losing their evocative scent – because gardeners have bred them for their appearance rather than their smell. Wild roses could not survive without this scent, as it attracts bees to pollinate its flower.

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