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greener pastures

noun phrase

a better life; a more promising situation


She moved out of state, looking for greener pastures.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • Less unsociable is the shepherd tending his flock in greener pastures.

    My Country Marie, Queen of Rumania
  • I want to keep them as long as they live, and put them in greener pastures when they get old.

    Ben Blair Will Lillibridge
  • It is a marker on the road to greener pastures, a path chiseled against the steep sides of the mount of God.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer

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