grow on trees

Definition of grow on trees

informal

  1. :  to exist in large amounts :  to be easy to get Good jobs don't grow on trees. He acts as if money grows on trees.

Word by Word Definitions

growplay
  1. :  to spring up and develop to maturity

    :  to be able to grow in some place or situation

    :  to assume some relation through or as if through a process of natural growth

treeplay trees
  1. :  a woody perennial plant having a single usually elongate main stem generally with few or no branches on its lower part

    :  a shrub or herb of arborescent form

    :  something in the form of or resembling a tree: such as

  1. :  to drive to or up a tree

    :  to put into a position of extreme disadvantage :  corner

    :  to bring to bay


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