|green with envy
||envious, wishing to have someone else's property
||How I wish I owned your Acura. I'm green with envy.
||American dollar, money, buck
||If we're going to Vegas, we need our pockets full of greenbacks.
||unclear topic, vague statement
||There are many grey areas in the legal system - many vague laws.
||brains, brain capacity, intelligence, smarts
||"Sometimes I wonder if he has any grey matter."
"Oh, he has it, but maybe he doesn't use it."
||the large numbers of seniors or older people
||An increase in life span causes an increase in grey power.
||ask you a lot of questions, pointed questions, the third degree
||Do your parents grill you when you come home late?
||(See The Grim Reaper)
|grind to a halt
||stop with regret and problems
||If he quits, the project will grind to a halt. It depends on him.
||unplanned stop, forced stop
||When Andy lost his job, their marriage came to a grinding halt.
|grinning like a bushel basketful of possum heads
||grinning widely, having a broad grin
||Them boys was grinning like a bushel basketful of possum heads - they
done outwitted the sheriff again!