all is not lost


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all is not lost

There is still hope that a particular situation will end favorably or successfully. I know you hoped to get a better grade on that test, but all is not lost—you still have the rest of the semester ahead of you.
See also: all, lost, not

all is not lost

used to suggest that there is still some chance of success or recovery.
See also: all, lost, not

ˌall is not ˈlost

(saying) there is still a chance that you may succeed, survive, etc: I know things look bad, but all is not lost.
See also: all, lost, not
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