→ Then there was a blessing in church after the civil ceremony.
(=approval) bénédiction f
→ She did it with the full blessing of her parents.
to give one's blessing to sth donner sa bénédiction à qch
→ The country's leaders gave their formal blessing to the idea.
(=advantage) bienfait m → Health is a blessing that money cannot buy. to count one's blessings s'estimer heureux (-euse) → She should count her blessings, instead of complaining. it was a blessing in disguise c'est un bien pour un mal → It could turn out to be a blessing in disguise. to be a mixed blessing avoir du bon et du mauvais → The new office is a mixed blessing - it's nicely decorated, but very small.
it's a mixed blessing cela a du bon et du mauvais
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