a blessing in disguise meaning

  "a blessing in disguise" in a sentence
  • Something apparently unfortunate proving unexpectedly advantageous

  • [American slang]
    Fig. something that at first seems bad, but later turns out to be beneficial.
      Tony's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise, because he got enough insurance money from the other driver to make a down payment on a house.
      Dad's illness was a blessing in disguise; it brought the family together for the first time in years.


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  1. in some cases that's a blessing in disguise.
  2. meggin's vomiting turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
  3. still, the ec-121 incident was a blessing in disguise.
  4. not getting that job was actually a blessing in disguise because i have now got a much better one.
  5. in a few instances, it has been suggested that this loss, while seemingly costly, represents a blessing in disguise.

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