On the bright side

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Definition

On the bright side (I could have lost the second one in the accident!): To see things more positively, a positive aspect is (I could have lost the second one in the accident!)
idiom

Examples

  • "In light of yesterday's unfortunate laboratory explosion (on the bright side, just our third this year!"
  • "On the bright side, Icarus and I both escaped serious injury, although Icarus did break his clavicle in several places, and I did suffer a fractured pelvis."

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