Idiom: 'The grass is greener on the other side of the fence'

What does 'The grass is greener on the other side of the fence' mean?

Meaning:

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:

Country: International English | Subject Area: Plants & Flowers | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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