I'm so envious of you getting an extra day's holiday.
Aged people are always envious of young people's energy.
BE envious of sB. for his success[good fortune]
More than one hunter feasted His envious eyes on the great ram's hornsDmagnificent and unequaled
Robert's new job sounds very nice - I'm envious of him / I'm full of envy / I envy him.
However, She was envious of the parade spectators who were given goodie bags
Tom WAS envious of his brother's success in business.
To be envious of the worthy and able
An entire system of mysterious statics is daily practised by prisoners, men who are forever envious of the flies and birds
The envious will die, but envy never. ——Moliere