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be green with envy

C2 to be very ​unhappy because someone has something that you ​want: Chad is ​heading off to Spain for the ​week, and I'm green with ​envy.
(Definition of be green with envy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be green with envy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 十分忌妒,非常嫉妒, 眼红…
in Turkish kıskançlıktan çatlamak, hasetlik etmek…
in Russian завидовать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十分妒忌,非常嫉妒, 眼紅…
in Polish pękać z zazdrości…
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