grass is always greener on the other side of the fence

grass is always greener on the other side of the fence
or[grass is always greener on the other side of the hill] We are often not satisfied and want to be somewhere else; a place that is far away or different seems better than where we are. * /John is always changing his job because the grass always looks greener to him on the other side of the fence./

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  • grass is always greener on the other side of the fence — or[grass is always greener on the other side of the hill] We are often not satisfied and want to be somewhere else; a place that is far away or different seems better than where we are. * /John is always changing his job because the grass always… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • other — See: EACH OTHER, EVERY OTHER, GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE or GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL, GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH or LAUGH ON THE OTHER SIDE OF… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • other — See: EACH OTHER, EVERY OTHER, GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE or GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL, GO IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH or LAUGH ON THE OTHER SIDE OF… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • side — See: CHOOSE UP SIDES, FROM SIDE TO SIDE, GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED, GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE or GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH, ON ONE S BAD… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • side — See: CHOOSE UP SIDES, FROM SIDE TO SIDE, GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED, GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE or GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH, ON ONE S BAD… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fence — See: GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE, MEND ONE S FENCES, ON THE FENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fence — See: GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE, MEND ONE S FENCES, ON THE FENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • always — See: GRASS is ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • always — See: GRASS is ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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