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A blessing in disguise


Surprise happy ending. Unexpected assets occurring from an otherwise bad situation.A blessing is, of course, something wonderful and the fact that is was ‘in disguise’ signals it was unexpected. (Compare with Silver lining).

“She was late to work that morning but it was a blessing disguise as she missed the big explosion near her office.”



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