every cloud has a silver lining

  • 1 every cloud has a silver lining — phrase used for saying that there is usually a good aspect of a bad situation Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to worry or be upsetsynonym Main entry: cloud * * * I see silver II …

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  • 2 every cloud has a silver lining — People sometimes say that every cloud has a silver lining to comfort somebody who s having problems. They mean that it is always possible to get something positive out of a situation, no matter how unpleasant, difficult or even painful it might… …

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  • 3 every cloud has a silver lining — Every trouble has something hopeful that you can see in it, like the bright edge around a dark cloud. A proverb. * /The doctor told Tommy to cheer up when he had measles. Every cloud has a silver lining, he said./ Compare: IT S AN ILL WIND THAT… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 every cloud has a silver lining — Every trouble has something hopeful that you can see in it, like the bright edge around a dark cloud. A proverb. * /The doctor told Tommy to cheer up when he had measles. Every cloud has a silver lining, he said./ Compare: IT S AN ILL WIND THAT… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 every cloud has a silver lining — ► every cloud has a silver lining proverb every difficult or sad situation has a comforting or more hopeful aspect, even though this may not be immediately apparent. Main Entry: ↑silver …

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  • 6 every cloud has a silver lining — A poetic sentiment that even the gloomiest outlook contains some hopeful or consoling aspect. Cf. 1634 MILTON Comus I. 93 Was I deceiv’d, or did a sable cloud Turn forth her silver lining on the night? 1863 D. R. LOCKE Struggles of P. V. Nasby… …

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  • 7 every\ cloud\ has\ a\ silver\ lining — proverb Every trouble has something hopeful that you can see in it, like the bright edge around a dark cloud. The doctor told Tommy to cheer up when he had measles. Every cloud has a silver lining, he said. Compare: it s an ill wind that blows… …

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  • 8 Every cloud has a silver lining. — something that you say which means that there is something good even in an unpleasant situation. As the trip s been cancelled I ll be able to go to the match this Saturday. Every cloud has a silver lining …

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  • 9 Every cloud has a silver lining —   People sometimes say that every cloud has a silver lining to comfort somebody who s having problems. They mean that it is always possible to get something positive out of a situation, no matter how unpleasant, difficult or even painful it might …

    Dictionary of English idioms

  • 10 every cloud has a silver lining — every bad situation has an up side …

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  • 11 every cloud has a silver lining — every bad thing has its perks, bad luck is never entirely bad    Mark missed his bus, but when he came in late he found that the class had written a math test …

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  • 12 every cloud has a silver lining — used for saying that there is usually a good aspect of a bad situation …

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  • 13 silver lining — noun a consoling aspect of a difficult situation every cloud has a silver lining look on the bright side of it • Syn: ↑bright side • Hypernyms: ↑consolation, ↑solace, ↑solacement * * * …

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  • 14 silver lining — 1) PHRASE If you say that every cloud has a silver lining, you mean that every sad or unpleasant situation has a positive side to it. As they say, every cloud has a silver lining. We have drawn lessons from the decisions taken. 2) N SING If you… …

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  • 15 silver lining —    A silver lining refers to the good or pleasant side effects of an unpleasant situation.     Every cloud has a silver lining means that there is a positive or hopeful side to every unpleasant situation …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 16 silver lining — noun Etymology: from the phrase “every cloud has a silver lining” Date: 1871 a consoling or hopeful prospect …

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  • 17 silver lining — a sign of hope in an unfortunate or gloomy situation; a bright prospect: Every cloud has a silver lining. [1870 75] * * * …

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  • 18 silver lining — sil′ver lin′ing n. a prospect of hope or comfort in a gloomy situation • Etymology: 1870–75; from the proverb “Every cloud has a silver lining” …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 Cloud seeding — can be done by ground generators, plane, or rocket (not shown). Cloud seeding, a form of intentional weather modification, is the attempt to change the amount or type of precipitation that falls from clouds, by dispersing substances into the air… …

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  • 20 silver — ► NOUN 1) a precious greyish white metallic chemical element. 2) a shiny grey white colour or appearance like that of silver. 3) coins made from silver or from a metal that resembles silver. 4) silver dishes, containers, or cutlery. 5) household… …

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