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blessing in disguise id.
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
As for me I could say that was a double unbelievable blessing in disguise; firstly, the plane I missed crashed into the sea a few hours later and secondly, I met my future wife on the next flight!

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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     

mixed blessing  
      n   an event, situation, etc., having both advantages and disadvantages  
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