It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.

It is an ill wind that blows nobody good.
<03> Плох тот ветер, который никому добра не приносит. Ср. Нет худа без добра. Худа без добра не бывает.

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  • it is an ill wind that blows nobody good — No matter how bad a happening is, someone can usually gain something from it. A proverb. * /When Fred got hurt in the game John got a chance to play. It s an ill wind that blows nobody good./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • it is an ill wind that blows nobody good — No matter how bad a happening is, someone can usually gain something from it. A proverb. * /When Fred got hurt in the game John got a chance to play. It s an ill wind that blows nobody good./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • it\ is\ an\ ill\ wind\ that\ blows\ nobody\ good — proverb No matter how bad a happening is, someone can usually gain something from it. When Fred got hurt in the game John got a chance to play. It s an ill wind that blows nobody good …   Словарь американских идиом

  • it's\ an\ ill\ wind\ that\ blows\ nobody\ good — proverb No matter how bad a happening is, someone can usually gain something from it. When Fred got hurt in the game John got a chance to play. It s an ill wind that blows nobody good …   Словарь американских идиом

  • it’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good — A sailing metaphor frequently invoked to explain good luck arising from the source of others’ misfortune. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs II. ix. L1 An yll wynde that blowth no man to good, men saie. 1591 SHAKESPEARE Henry VI, Pt. 3 II. v.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • it's an ill wind (that blows nobody any good) — it’s an ill wind (that blows nobody any good) spoken phrase used for saying that even when something bad happens, someone will get an advantage from it Thesaurus: partly good and partly badsynonym Main entry: ill wind * * * it s an ˌill ˈwind… …   Useful english dictionary

  • It's an ill wind (that blows nobody any good). — It s an ill wind (that blows nobody any good). something that you say which means most bad things that happen have a good result for someone. But it s an ill wind. The wettest June in history has replenished the reservoirs …   New idioms dictionary

  • it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good — ► it s an ill wind that blows nobody any good proverb few things are so bad that no one profits from them. Main Entry: ↑wind …   English terms dictionary

  • ill wind — UK [ˌɪl ˈwɪnd] US noun [singular] something bad that happens and makes you think other bad things will happen The ill wind of financial crisis was sweeping across Asia. Thesaurus: signs of how things are or what may happen in the futuresynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill wind — N SING: usu a N You can describe an unfortunate event as an ill wind if someone benefits from it. The expression occurs in the proverb It s an ill wind that blows nobody any good . But it s an ill wind; I recovered and married one of my nurses… …   English dictionary

  • ill wind — UK [ˌɪl ˈwɪnd] / US noun [singular] something bad that happens and makes you think other bad things will happen The ill wind of financial crisis was sweeping across Asia. • it s an ill wind (that blows nobody any good) spoken used for saying that …   English dictionary


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