greener pastures

greener pastures

A place or thing that is an improvement on one's current situation. I liked my job here, but it just didn't pay enough, so I had to go to greener pastures.
See also: greener, pasture

greener pastures

People talk about greener pastures to mean a better life or situation than the one they are in now. A lot of nurses seek greener pastures overseas. They moved around for years, sometimes even leaving the state for what they thought would be greener pastures.
See also: greener, pasture
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He said there were no greener pastures across the border for anyone whose country is not properly positioned in terms of development.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Naeem-ul-Haque today (Tuesday) said that the government was providing a direction to the country which lead to greener pastures, media reported.
Following the June 6 recall by (https://www.ibtimes.com/pizza-recall-2019-lack-federal-inspection-forces-pizza-recall-2798820) Table 87 Frozen, LLC for pork pizza products that failed to receive a federal inspection, (https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-068-2019-release) Pasture Raised Foods, LLC , doing business as Greener Pastures Chicken, has recalled an undetermined amount of frozen raw poultry products because they also did not receive a federal inspection.
Taurus isn't the only gun manufacturer packing up and moving to greener pastures! Family-owned Weatherby has turned on the lights in their new Sheridan, Wyoming, manufacturing plant.
They migrated to Canada from the Philippines last 2009 to seek greener pastures.
Kenyans are losing up to Sh2.15 million per person to well organised fraudsters selling fake Visa's to Canada and non-existent job offers to Kenyan job-seekers, an international agency that processes the travel documents, warned on Monday.The scheme has been targeting not only low income households seeking greener pastures abroad but the very wealthy, the agency warned in a statement.
Meanwhile no one will really point fingers at the male doctors who leave the country for greener pastures...
Hawkers from other neighbouring counties have been coming to Nyeri town to look for greener pastures, he said.
The new visa system is set to dramatically strengthen the historical symbiosis between the UAE and its expatriate population who come seeking greener pastures here.
Expats from the sub-continent have made their way to the deserts of Arabia looking for greener pastures for decades, including the UAE, and have made their fortunes in recent decades.
Chinese Filipinos control our economy, and most fill top positions in many companies, while some leave for greener pastures overseas, probably including China.
The Umbrella Ward Development Committee chairperson Mr Mmopiemang Basebi raised a concern over the mass movement of people who left Selebi Phikwe for greener pastures.
I was not attracted by the Yezdi, and it was only when my cousins left for greener pastures leaving behind the Yezdi that I rode it.
He turned Radio Pakistan into an institution where raw hands got their early training and went ahead in search of greener pastures.