when life gives you lemons, make lemonade

when life gives you lemons, make lemonade

proverb Focus on the good in a bad situation and take action accordingly. While I was devastated to lose my job, being unemployed gave me the time to finally go back to school. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, right?
See also: give, life, make
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