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    Wink misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    hi teacher


    what is the meaning of this sentence , please

    misfortune might be
    a blessing in disguise

    so thanks

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    #2

    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    *not a teacher*

    Hello,

    'a blessing in disguise' is a blessing, something good, that you don't recognize as such at first.

    So when you experience some sort of misfortune, it will of course hit you as something bad, but later on, you might think positively of it, because it may have set things in motion that actually worked <correct tense here?> to your benefit.

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    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    Quote Originally Posted by saramehr View Post
    hi teacher


    what is the meaning of this sentence , please

    misfortune might be
    a blessing in disguise

    so thanks
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Good morning.

    (1) This is a popular saying.

    (2) It means that something "bad" might really be something "good."

    (3) Here is an example. It is reportedly a true story.

    (a) Many years ago, a woman in New York wanted to take a ship to England.

    (b) They refused to sell her a ticket because of her race. (Many years ago, people of certain races were not allowed to do certain things).

    (c) The woman went home and cried, cried, cried.

    (d) The next morning she opened the newspaper and discovered that the ship had sunk that night!!!

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    #4

    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    can i add you on msn?

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    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    Quote Originally Posted by saramehr View Post
    can i add you on msn?

    May I ask whom you are asking? If you are asking me, I'm an old man who doesn't even know what "msn" means.

    I do enjoy your questions, and am happy to join other members in answering them in/on this forum.

    Have a nice day!

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    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    it is a messenger ,people add each other on it and make friendships via internet, if you like to have it go to this site a click on messenger then you can download it and make internet friends ; Hotmail, News, Sport, Music, Movies, Money, Cars, Shopping, Windows Live from MSN UK

    best

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    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    Quote Originally Posted by saramehr View Post
    it is a messenger ,people add each other on it and make friendships via internet, if you like to have it go to this site a click on messenger then you can download it and make internet friends ; Hotmail, News, Sport, Music, Movies, Money, Cars, Shopping, Windows Live from MSN UK

    best
    Thanks a million for the information. I may try it in the future. Right now, I'll leave it to you young people. Thanks again.

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    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    thanks alot for teaching to me , teacher!!!

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    Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    Quote Originally Posted by saramehr View Post
    thanks alot for teaching to me , teacher!!!
    ***** NOT A TEACHER ****

    If this message is for me, I thank you for your kind note and even addressing me as "teacher." Or should I say "shifu"!!! Good luck on your English studies.

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    Wink Re: misfortune might be a blessing in disguise

    yeah, i wrote to you!

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