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The meaning of "a blessing in disguise"

" A blessing in disguise "
An apparent misfortune that works to the eventual benefit of the recipient.
Breaking my arm was a blessing in disguise. I married the nurse.
Where did it originate?:
The United Kingdom.
Where is it used?:
Widely used.
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