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    every rose has its thorn

    "Every rose has its thorn."

    Is this saying used only for romantic involvements?

    How about the following two examples.

    "The Internet has brought a lot of benefits, but it has also caused problems
    such as computer hackers or virus. Every rose has its thorn."

    "The country signed an FTA with the US. Consequently, it can export more cars and elecrical appilances, while it has to import more agricultural products.
    Every rose has its thorn."

    Thank you in advance.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: every rose has its thorn

    It can be used for many contexts.

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    Re: every rose has its thorn

    Agree with the last post. We can use idioms in any contexts.

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    Re: every rose has its thorn

    I am quite agree whith the previous messages ,but most of all i liked about internet

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    Re: every rose has its thorn

    If you wanted to be witty about it, you could say, "Every silver lining has a cloud."

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