blessing in disguise
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
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1 the act of invoking divine protection or aid
2 the words or ceremony used for this
3 a short prayer of thanksgiving before or after a meal; grace
4 (Judaism, Also called) brachah, brocho
a a short prayer prescribed for a specific occasion and beginning ``Blessed art thou, O Lord...''
b a section of the liturgy including a similar formula
5 approval; good wishes
her father gave his blessing to the marriage
6 the bestowal of a divine gift or favour
7 a happy event or state of affairs a blessing in disguise
n an event, situation, etc., having both advantages and disadvantages
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