on the bright side

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Definition of on the bright side

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used to refer to the good part of something that is mostly bad He lost the race, but on the bright side, he didn't get hurt.Your cat is very sick right now, but try to look on the bright side. She can be treated with medicine.

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“On the bright side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20bright%20side. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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