stop and smell the roses

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stop and smell the roses (third-person singular simple present stops and smells the roses, present participle stopping and smelling the roses, simple past and past participle stopped and smelled the roses or stopped and smelt the roses)

  1. (idiomatic) To relax; to take time out of one's busy schedule to enjoy or appreciate the beauty of life.

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