a change of scene/scenery

noun phrase

: a different place from where one usually is
I've been stuck here in the city for months. I could really use a change of scene/scenery.

Examples of a change of scene/scenery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The case was originally prosecuted by his predecessor, Cyrus R. Vance Jr. For Mr. Weinstein, 72, the immediate impact of the ruling might amount to little more than a change of scenery. Nicole Hong, New York Times, 25 Apr. 2024 Perhaps a change of scenery could retrieve the best out of him this season, as he is also buried behind plenty of talent right now on a loaded and healthy Clippers squad. The Arizona Republic, 17 Jan. 2024 Kuzmenko has a year left on his contract and could benefit from a change of scenery. Mike Brehm, USA TODAY, 1 Feb. 2024 In 2020, Swisher decamped for Washington, D.C., for a change of scenery. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 27 Feb. 2024 Jamie takes refuge with another friend, Marian (Geraldine Viswanathan), who is in need of a change of scenery and planning to visit an aunt in Tallahassee. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 23 Feb. 2024 Don’t take it now, but hikers looking for a change of scenery on their return down the mountain can take this trail back to their vehicles. Maura Fox, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Feb. 2024 The fresh air and sunshine—or even splashing in puddles in the rain—are great ways to have a change of scenery. Rebecca Hastings, Parents, 8 Feb. 2024 And despite Darnold’s track record in 2020, throwing more interceptions than touchdowns, and that the Jets wanted to move on from him after only three seasons, Pasquale thinks a change of scenery will be good for Darnold. Jonathan M. Alexander, Charlotte Observer, 30 Jan. 2024

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“A change of scene/scenery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20change%20of%20scene%2Fscenery. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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