Idioms about pasture
- to put in a pasture to graze.
- to dismiss, retire, or use sparingly as being past one's or its prime: Most of our older employees don't want to be put out to pasture.
Origin of pasture
OTHER WORDS FROM pasturepas·tur·al, adjectivepas·ture·less, adjectivepas·tur·er, nounun·pas·tured, adjective
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How to use pasture in a sentence
On its own, the vast floodplain with fertile soil and abundant rainfall provided prime pasture for small grazers like waterbuck.5 famous environmental disasters where humans and nature healed together|Meera Subramanian|February 16, 2021|Popular-Science
The rural clinic, which serves a county of 4,521 people, is nestled beside a pasture with a flock of chickens and a few goats.With fewer resources, rural America tackles Covid-19 vaccine distribution|Elizabeth Miller|January 21, 2021|Quartz
The prairie habitats where the butterfly is found have been farmed, used for pasture, and developed for housing, destroying much of its original habitat.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape|John Hainze|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
It was another tile in a mosaic landscape of pasture, forest, and old fire scars that could interrupt wildfire.What the complex math of fire modeling tells us about the future of California’s forests|Amy Nordrum|January 18, 2021|MIT Technology Review
So, yeah, add this to the fact that the diaphragm is either 88 percent or 94 percent effective, depending on who you talk to, it seems you’d be better off heading to greener birth control pastures.What It Means When Your Wife Says She Slept With George Clooney|Eugene Robinson|December 8, 2020|Ozy
This was the place where I had met the yak herds two months before when they were pasturing their yaks on the grassy uplands.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
Sheep-pasturing in former years wrought havoc with the wild flowers, of which there are numerous varieties.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
Giant oaks, growing at the bottom of the abyss, seemed little black clumps, and the buffaloes pasturing among them like beetles.Lillian Morris, and Other Stories|Henryk Sienkiewicz
On the contrary, this part of the interior is decidedly well adapted for pasturing cattle.
When all was once more quiet the giant visitor fell to pasturing among the crisp and tender water-weeds.In the Morning of Time|Charles G. D. Roberts
British Dictionary definitions for pasture
Word Origin for pasture
Other Idioms and Phrases with pasture
see put out to grass (pasture).