a/the bright spot

bright spot

A positive occurrence in an otherwise sad or negative situation. His granddaughter coming to visit him in the nursing home was always a bright spot in Jim's day.
See also: bright, spot
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a/the ˈbright spot

a good or pleasant part of something that is unpleasant or bad in all other ways: The win last week was the only bright spot in their last ten games.
See also: bright, spot
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