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(as) happy as a duck in Arizona

Unhappy or miserable. The predominately dry, desert environment of Arizona is meant to contrast with a duck's aquatic habitat. Her date never showed up, so she's about as happy as a duck in Arizona right now.
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happy as a duck in Arizona

Unhappy. Ducks like water. Arizona is a largely arid state. Ergo, an unhappy person would be as unhappy as a teal in Tucson. Contrast that condition with someone who is as happy as a clam at high tide or as a flea in a doghouse.
See also: Arizona, duck, happy
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Marilyn Hanson retired from teaching in 1999 and turned her energy into caring for her adopted home in Southern Arizona's Sonoran Desert.
The Workforce Challenge: High quality healthcare workforce supply and demand data is needed to plan for Arizona's future healthcare system needs.
The Arizona Lottery Lounge has opened at the Arizona State Fair and claims to offer a nightclub-like ambience for adult visitors.
Firefighters were still trying to make progress in battling Arizona's massive Wallow Fire and the Horseshoe 2 fires that are spreading smoke through the south central U.S.
Tony Herrera, the Arizona representative for a national movement called "Boycott Arizona 2010" sums up why the Diamondbacks are in the crosshairs.
Arizona's grim economic condition is triggering new online efforts by credit unions to aid the unemployed and underserved.
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National Bank of Arizona, SolarCity and First Solar today announced plans to build a 222 kilowatt (DC) solar installation in Phoenix -- the city's second largest commercial solar installation and the first to utilize Tempe-based First Solar's advanced thin film modules.
Ensuring that all Arizona children receive the high-quality education they deserve requires an effective teacher in every classroom along with school and district leadership that is focused on raising student achievement.