the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)

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used to say that the things a person does not have always seem more appealing than the things he or she does have

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“The grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20grass%20is%20always%20greener%20on%20the%20other%20side%20%28of%20the%20fence%29. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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