no news is good news

idiom

used to say that one is told only the bad things about something
We haven't heard from his teacher lately, but no news is good news.

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“No news is good news.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20news%20is%20good%20news. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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