not let the grass grow under your feet






not let the grass grow under your feet

not delay in acting or taking an opportunity




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at the grass roots

at the level of the ordinary voter

among the rank and file of a political party




the grass is always greener

other people's lives or situations always seem better than your own

This is a shortened form of the proverb - the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence - usually used as a caution against dissatisfaction with your own lot in life. There area number of sayings about the attractions of something distant or inaccessible.

For example : Blue are the faraway hills.




put someone or something out to grass

put an animal out to graze

force someone to retire

make someone redundant - informal




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