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be in clover
To live without financial stress. If only I could win the lottery, then I would be in clover, instead of working three jobs to pay my bills.
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in clover, to be/live
To prosper. This expression, with its analogy to cattle feeding happily in a field of clover, dates from the early eighteenth century. It occasionally has been put like pigs in clover, and, in twentieth-century America, rolling in clover. All of them mean “to live well.”
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer