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pastures new

  (British) also new pastures (American & Australian)
if someone goes to pastures new, they leave their job or home in order to go to a new one Tom's off to pastures new. He's got a transfer to Australia.
See also: new, pasture
References in classic literature ?
The tail of the giraffe looks like an artificially constructed fly-flapper; and it seems at first incredible that this could have been adapted for its present purpose by successive slight modifications, each better and better, for so trifling an object as driving away flies; yet we should pause before being too positive even in this case, for we know that the distribution and existence of cattle and other animals in South America absolutely depends on their power of resisting the attacks of insects: so that individuals which could by any means defend themselves from these small enemies, would be able to range into new pastures and thus gain a great advantage.
The island's many eateries - and some chefs who have moved onto new pastures - continue to take in national awards and exposure.
Flea markets, garage sales, car boot sale or Sunday markets - these new pastures of retail pleasure are attracting bargain hunters in droves.
Forwards coach Shade Munro is departing this summer after 12 years of creating a winning culture at Glasgow, Alastair Kellock is hanging up the boots after nine years as skipper and veteran hooker Dougie Hall too, while DTH van der Merwe, Sean Maitland, Niko Matawalu and Jon Welsh are among others heading to new pastures.
You're ready to explore new pastures and your family and friends will encourage you.
I think it's always good to go back and show people you are a good player, even though you've moved onto new pastures.
Shepherds have been forced to move their flocks to new pastures as they are no longer able to determine which meadows are safe for grazing.
Tenants are also seeking new pastures to try and meet expenses.
Additionally, they are rotated to new pastures every few days so their vegetation is always fresh.
New pastures are in the making, enough to eventually move cattle daily would be ideal.
Alec McFadden, above, from the Advisory Centre said: "This evening will also be a chance for us to wish our long standing member of staff Simon Wilkinson a warm farewell as he leaves for new pastures.
ALL CHANGE This is the most popular time for vicars and ministers to move on to new pastures.
The city implemented the new pastures of FOS / BOS pastures under a public-private partnership.
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