green with envy

idiom

: very envious
They were green with envy over the neighbors' new boat.

Examples of green with envy in a Sentence

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“Green with envy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20with%20envy. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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