One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In ease and luxury.‘we'll be in clover down there, lying around in the sun and fishing on the lake’
thriving, doing well, prospering, buoyant, expanding, flourishing, successful, strong, vigorous, productive, profitable, booming, burgeoning, fruitful, roaring, golden, palmyView synonyms
- ‘This means that one-off innovations are not enough to keep a company or country in clover.’
- ‘How hard do these people have to ‘work’ to keep themselves in clover?’
- ‘The soft play area keeps the kids in clover and the food is superb.’
- ‘It keeps many thousands of people in work and a few of the well-placed in clover.’
- ‘By contrast, many women find themselves in clover financially when their love life disintegrates.’
- ‘They want to be ruled by ‘strong leaders’ who will ‘do whatever it takes’ to protect them from harm and keep them in clover.’
- ‘For its die-hard players the lottery has become a form of soft addiction - a weekly stab at a life in clover that is just too tempting to resist.’
- ‘This will keep you in clover for some time to come.’
- ‘‘If this figure was reached we would be in clover,’ he states.’
- ‘As long as the price of the stock stays above what you paid for it, you're rolling in clover.’
- ‘The numbers tell us that the possibility of a well-funded pension capable of keeping a person in clover from early retirement is highly unlikely.’
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