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the bright side

also a bright side
the good parts or features of a mostly unpleasant situation There's a bright side to this – at least you can learn from your mistake.
Usage notes: often used in the form look on the bright side: They tried to look on the bright side when their flight was rerouted to another city.
See also: bright, side
References in classic literature ?
It isn't very pleasant to be laid up; but there is a bright side to it, Marilla.