What does 'The grass is greener on the other side of the fence' mean?
This means that people think they would be happier if their lives were different.
('The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence' is a common version of the idiom.)
Contributor: Richard Flynn
Country: International English | Subject Area: Plants & Flowers | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- The grass is always greener
- Grass roots
- Watch grass grow
- Kick something into the long grass
- Let the grass grow round your feet
- Thorn in your side
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