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British pronunciation/biː lˈaɪv kˈiːp ɪn klˈəʊvə/
American pronunciation/biː lˈaɪv kˈiːp ɪn klˈoʊvɚ/
to be in clover
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to be living a comfortable and luxurious life

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to [be|live|keep] in clover definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "be in clover" and when to use it?

The idiom "be in clover" has its roots in rural traditions, particularly in agriculture. Clover is a plant that is commonly used as fodder for livestock. Livestock that grazed in clover fields were considered to be well-fed and content. This phrase is used to describe someone who is living in a state of luxury, comfort, or great prosperity.

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After a successful business venture, they are living in clover, surrounded by all the comforts and luxuries money can buy.
With the recent promotion, he's been in clover, dining at high-end restaurants and traveling first-class.
When they sold their successful business, they were in clover, finally able to retire early and fulfill their dreams.
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