Example 2: Dialogue about explaining an idiom

 

The grass is always greener on the other side

Student: I’d love to live in Helsinki, because it has everything and it is so much nicer to live there.

Teacher: Well, the grass is always greener on the other side.

Student: What grass? Where?

Teacher: Well, it is an expression. It means that things always seem better somewhere else, like a place you cannot go.