green with envy

green with envy
wishing very much that you had what someone else has.

Sharon's going off to the south of France for three weeks and we're all green with envy.


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  • green with envy — {adj. phr.} Very jealous; full of envy. * /Alice s girlfriends were green with envy when they saw her new dress./ * /The other boys were green with envy when Joe bought a second hand car./ Compare: GREEN EYED MONSTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • green with envy — {adj. phr.} Very jealous; full of envy. * /Alice s girlfriends were green with envy when they saw her new dress./ * /The other boys were green with envy when Joe bought a second hand car./ Compare: GREEN EYED MONSTER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • green with envy — If you are green with envy, you are very jealous …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • green with envy — ˌgreen with ˈenvy idiom very jealous Main entry: ↑greenidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • green\ with\ envy — adj. phr. Very jealous; full of envy. Alice s girlfriends were green with envy when they saw her new dress. The other boys were green with envy when Joe bought a second hand car. Compare: green eyed monster …   Словарь американских идиом

  • green with envy — very jealous, full of envy The little girl was green with envy when she saw her friend s new bicycle …   Idioms and examples

  • green with envy — envious, wishing to have someone else s property    How I wish I owned your Acura. I m green with envy …   English idioms

  • green with envy — adjective Consumed by envy; envious to the point where it is noticeable to others. See Also: green eyed monster …   Wiktionary

  • green with envy — very envious or jealous. → green …   English new terms dictionary

  • be green with envy — phrase to feel very unhappy because you wish you had something that someone else has Thesaurus: to feel jealous or envioussynonym Main entry: green …   Useful english dictionary

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