the grass is always greener


the grass is always greener
The grass is always greener
This idiom means that what other people have or do looks preferable to our life. The complete phrase is 'The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence'.

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  • the grass is always greener —    This idiom means that what other people have or do looks preferable to our life. The complete phrase is The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence .   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • The grass is always greener —   This idiom means that what other people have or do looks preferable to our life.   The complete phrase is The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • the grass is always greener on the other side — (of the fence) see ↑grass, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑fence the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence) used to say that the things you do not have always seem more appealing than the things you do have • • • Main Entry: ↑grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) grass is always greener (on the other side of the fence). — The grass is always greener (on the other side of the fence). something that you say which means that other people always seem to be in a better situation than you, although they may not be. And when I haven t been out for a while I start to envy …   New idioms dictionary

  • the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence — ► the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence proverb other people s lives or situations always seem better than your own. Main Entry: ↑grass …   English terms dictionary

  • (the) grass is (always) greener on the other side (of the fence) — the grass is (always) greener on the other side (of the fence) idiom (saying) said about people who never seem happy with what they have and always think that other people have a better situation than they have Main entry: ↑grassidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) grass is (always) greener on the other side — the grass is (always) greener on the other side phrase life seems better somewhere else, or other people’s situations seem better than your own Thesaurus: jealous and envioussynonym Main entry: grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Grass is Always Greener (album) — Infobox Album | Name = The Grass is Always Greener Type = Album Artist = Barbara Morgenstern Released = 2006 Recorded = Genre = Electronica Length = Label = Monika Enterprise Producer = Reviews = Last album = Tesri This album = The Grass is… …   Wikipedia

  • the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence — proverb other people s lives or situations always seem better than one s own * * * the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence) see ↑grass, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑fence the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence — Cf. OVID Ars Amatoria I. 349 fertilior seges est alienis semper in agris, the harvest is always more fruitful in another man’s fields. 1959 H. & M. WILLIAMS in J. C. Trewin Plays of Year XIX. 13 (title) The grass is greener. 1965 Which? Mar. 91… …   Proverbs new dictionary