Meaning of 舍近求远

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shě jìn qiú yuǎn (Trad.: 捨近求遠)
to seek greener pastures; to lack common sense (idiom)
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Antonyms: 事半功倍
Example Sentences
The local shops have all sorts of decorating materials - there's no need for us to go far afield.
If you're looking for a fight, you don't have to look far.
We do not bend to enjoy the happiness which is ours for the taking just of our feet .
Happiness is all around us , but it often comes in small grains .
However, we do not have to go outside our own building in order to cooperate. Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation must join forces to reach good results.