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"No hay mal que por bien no venga."

Translation:Every cloud has a silver lining.

4 years ago

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jmiker54
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Maybe "there is no bad for which good will not come." idk i missed it entirely

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamMasters

I like it. I think that's a good way of paraphrasing it.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/soyleche

What would the literal translation be? "There is nothing bad for which good isn't coming"?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamMasters

Well, that would tie it to the English idiom they are offering. Every cloud (symbol of bad) has a silver lining(symbol of good)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fire_Temple

There is a good explanation at this link: http://forums.tomisimo.org/showthread.php?t=2655 Basic idea is 'There was nothing bad that didn't come for [a] good [reason]' Bad things happen for some positive reason-->every cloud has a silver lining

4 years ago