It's an ill wind that blows nobody good

It's an ill wind that blows nobody (any) good.

Prov. Even misfortune can benefit someone or something.; A calamity for one person usually benefits somebody else. The tremendous hailstorm left gaping holes in most of the roofs in town, so many families were homeless. The roofing companies, however, made plenty of money fixing those holes. It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
See also: blow, good, ill, nobody, wind
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They say that it's an ill wind that blows nobody good and, from a legal perspective, the market has remained difficult to say the least.
It's an ill wind that blows nobody good, and Jimmy Fullerton, Alan Connolly and Ian Whitson cashed in on a terrible match to enhance their chances in the Individual Winter League.