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Idiom: The Grass is Always Greener On the Other Side

Visualization: The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side

When you look at your grass you see a lot of imperfections. Your own grass is close to your eyes, so you can see all of its details, so you realize that not all of the grass is green.

You can’t actually zoom in on your neighbour’s lawn, because of the fence. You can only view your neighbour’s grass from far away. You can’t see the details of their grass. So, your neighbour’s lawn looks perfectly green.

This is talking about life and jealousy & envy.

“My passport” vs. “A passport”

Meme: Cat Drinking From Coffee Mug with caption 'Don't talk to me until I've had my coffee.'

Natural English: “My _____” vs. “A _____”Watch this video on YouTube I was delighted to receive a question from a YouTube subscriber. You can ask questions too, either by leaving a comment in any video, or by click on the Ask a Question link at the top of any page. Question I’m kind of sorry …

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