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Every difficult or sad situation has a comforting or more hopeful aspect, even though this may not be immediately apparent.‘after the fire two years ago few could see the silver lining’
- ‘But, every cloud has a silver lining (for me anyway).’
- ‘But hey, it's not all bad, every cloud has a silver lining!’
- ‘But every cloud has a silver lining, and my memories of 1956 are generally fond.’
- ‘It seems that if you're big, rich and powerful enough, every cloud has a silver lining.’
- ‘In a case of every cloud has a silver lining, Bernard had injured his knee and the other soldiers continued on their journey, only to be ambushed.’
- ‘All in all it's a bit of a mess but they say every cloud has a silver lining.’
- ‘I tried to tell him to think of the good times, that every cloud has a silver lining.’
- ‘To the economy, and every cloud has a silver lining, they say, but in the dismal science, as they call economics, the opposite is often true.’
- ‘The sharp movement didn't make me physically tired, which shows that every cloud has a silver lining.’
- ‘Well, here's the news that proves the maxim every cloud has a silver lining.’
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