on the bright side

idiom

US
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.

Examples of on the bright side in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But on the bright side, the luxury industry is more resilient when compared to some other consumer sectors of the economy. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 25 Dec. 2023 And on the bright side, Glee released it as a charity single with 100 percent profits going to the Band Aid Trust. 11. Vulture, 19 Dec. 2023 However, on the bright side, Nouchi said just a small dab of wasabi offers the same benefits as the capsule supplement used in the Tohoku study, or 0.8 milligrams of 6-MSITC. Jordan Greene, Peoplemag, 7 Dec. 2023 Grab a bike from Bay Wheels and pack your appetite for a delicious 48 hours on the bright side of the Bay. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 15 June 2023 But on the bright side, Motorola has done away with useless low-res macro and depth sensors and done the sensible thing here: combined them into one in the ultrawide camera. Allison Johnson, The Verge, 30 May 2023 Sadly, Sunday night’s BAFTA TV Awards didn’t have an exciting viral moment — but on the bright side, plenty of worthy nominees were honored at the ceremony. Vulture, 14 May 2023 See More

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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 21 Feb. 2024.

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