Were no bad thing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be no bad thing
To potentially have positive results (despite initially seeming unfavorable). Missing my flight was no bad thing because I got to spend an extra day with my grandkids.
be no bad ˈthing (that)... used to say that although something seems to be bad, it could have good results: We didn’t want the press to get hold of the story, but it might be no bad thing.