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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She termed as very painful the death of a child who had gone to the foreign country to seek greener pastures only for the body to be flown back in a box.
GREENER PASTURESShe is encouraging Kenyans wishing to go abroad in search of greener pastures to first check and confirm the status of the recruiting firms.
This has led to many Nigerians seeking greener pastures abroad because of the fear that they might not reach their full potential in this environment.
Speaking to journalists here, he said the world's demand was illegal as thousands of immigrants were entering the country annually in their attempt to reach the greener pastures in different European countries through the sea route.
GUJRANWALA -- The Federal investigation Agency (FIA) arrested on Tuesday seven people for human trafficking in Kamoki and another seven who had just started their journey for greener pastures through illegal routes in Gujrta.
We should be able to provide employment within the state for the youth to prevent them from living for greener pastures outside Goa," Sardesai tod reporters after addressing a function at Verna Industrial Estate.
Filipino coaches often seek greener pastures overseas where they could earn almost the same rate as foreign coaches.
Udi's come from to San Antonio from Laredo, Texas, to try and determine if it might finally be time to leave the city's ever-shrinking Jewish community (of about ~130) for greener pastures.
As I winded my way through the gravel roads in the Bear Paw Mountains I stumbled upon some ranchers moving cattle to greener pastures.
Libya used to be a financially stable country but now its people are being forced to flee the country in search of greener pastures, which is really sad.
Lushaba said, A number of doctors and nurses left Swaziland for greener pastures because the global nursing market has opened up once more, and if government is not careful, the country will lose nurses to countries like Australia and the United Kingdom (UK).
Foreign investment is decreasing while people are moving out of Pakistan in search of greener pastures elsewhere.
She stayed faithful to the set even after many of the cast and crew said see ya and moved on to greener pastures.
The bank added that North America and Europe could see a higher influx of Chinese, as people move to greener pastures in search of better jobs and education.