Every cloud has a silver lining – Idiom – Online English Lessons

The proverb every cloud has a silver lining means there is something good in every unpleasant or difficult situation: there is always a reason to hope, even in the worst situations.

People often use this expression to try and cheer up someone who is having a difficult time.

Examples of use:

1. I lost my job last week, but every cloud has a silver lining and now I have time to visit my family in Australia!

2. Don’t be sad: every cloud has a silver lining.

3. Every cloud has a silver lining – he met his future wife while he was in hospital with a badly broken leg.

Can you write a sentence using this expression?

Can you think of a silver lining for something bad that has happened? ( a good thing that has come from a bad thing)

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