Meaning of Idiom ‘Blessing in Disguise’
A blessing in disguise is something that at first seems to be a misfortune but turns out to be fortunate.
Examples Of Use
“Ted was upset about having to start a new school but it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. His new school is a much better fit and he’s made lots of friends.”
“That damage to my wall was a blessing in disguise. When I started to repair it, I discovered a leaky pipe.”
“After the operation, I was only allowed to eat soft foods. It was a blessing in disguise; I lost 10 pounds.”
This idiom has been in use since the mid-1700’s.
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