greener pastures

greener pastures

a better situation After a successful year, the young, ambitious coach was seeking greener pastures with another team. The survey finds many older residents are looking for greener pastures.
See also: greener, pasture

greener pastures

a better or more exciting job or place A lot of scientists are seeking greener pastures abroad because of the scarcity of opportunities at home.
See also: greener, pasture
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But one picture that will live on in MY head forever is of this new-born lamb, which should have been frolicking in lush green fields enjoying the Easter sunshine but instead lay dying in a pool of mud because foot-and-mouth restrictions prevented him (until the RSPCA stepped in) being moved to greener pastures.
If in past years crowds have been shrinking, state money has been drying up, and the press has been screaming for blood, this June even art-world revelers fled, lured by the promise of greener pastures in Kassel.
But with powerhouse companies realizing their real estate costs are major additions to their bottom lines, others, like Reuters and Ziff-Davis, are carefully and slowly studying their alternatives and praying New York City will come up with some nice incentives to keep them from fleeing to greener pastures.
The push from chiefdoms to even larger state-societies did not occur swiftly or irreversibly throughout the world, he says, but early hotbeds of state growth appeared where limited areas of prime farmland prevented vanquished villagers from fleeing to greener pastures.
Anything less than an astounding report and strong outlook from the company could result in a steep sell-off, as the bulls finally decide to unload their long positions in search of greener pastures.
This is a big problem in Pakistan and India because overpopulation and lack of opportunities makes people desperate to flee to supposedly greener pastures.
So with our nation's educational institutions concentrating on 'practicalities' our brightest and our best will once again be faced with little option but to leave for greener pastures overseas.
Golden Valley also found a starting quarterback in Trevon Smith, who looked sharp against Santa Paula after leaving Golden Valley a year ago for greener pastures -- spending the 2005 season playing JV football at Crespi High of Encino -- before coming home to rededicate himself to the Grizzlies.
But this year it might just supply the key to success on the greener pastures at which he carries the hopes and expectation of a nation.
It has even become a selling point for shady operators who make money out of the flow of refugees who are shuffling around the world looking for greener pastures.
In the moment of crisis, their creator had already fled to greener pastures.
First the city, then the state, and finally the metropolitan region, for greener pastures.
While 51 percent of the CEO respondents in the 1990 survey said they would leave the field for equal financial opportunity in another industry, in 1992, the number who said they would leave for greener pastures declined to 42 percent.
Brown wasn't looking for greener pastures, but he found them anyway.
30 region as the bulls unload their long positions in the face of increased selling pressure in hopes of finding greener pastures.