What does 'The grass is always greener' mean?
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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Idioms similar to 'The grass is always greener'
- The grass is greener on the other side of the fence
- Grass roots
- Kick something into the long grass
- Watch grass grow
- Let the grass grow round your feet
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