look on the bright side


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look on the bright side

Fig. consider the positive aspects of a negative situation. Look on the bright side. Things could have been much worse than they are.
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look on the bright side

to try to see something good in a bad situation Look on the bright side. The accident insurance might pay for a new car.
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