greener pastures

plural noun

: a better or more promising situation

Examples of greener pastures in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In search of greener pastures People choose to move to Down Under because of its warm weather, low visa barrier and English fluency, among other reasons. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 24 Apr. 2024 With British companies looking for greener pastures in the U.S., top chiefs flagging low pay, and public listings feeling tedious, the post-Brexit U.K. has seen more discouraging news in the business realm than anticipated. Byprarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 9 Apr. 2024 But after investing $65 billion of its own money into the fabs alongside federal grant money, moving to greener pastures (literally) would be a tough pill to swallow for TSMC. Dylan Sloan, Fortune, 8 Apr. 2024 This is college basketball’s silly season, with players jumping to greener pastures, literally, amid NIL gone wild and a federal court injunction temporarily blocking NCAA limitations on multiple transfers. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for greener pastures 

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of greener pastures was in 1970

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“Greener pastures.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greener%20pastures. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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