Direction: Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom/ phrase.
Every Cloud has a silver lining
Correct Answer : c ) Good things come after bad things.Explanation :
The idiom, “Every cloud has a silver lining” means that “good things come after bad things” which is option c.
Let us see the use of the idiom in question with a set of examples:
“Even though India had lost the match, they had gained in experience and was now more confident and the performance will improve in future as every cloud has a silver lining.”
“You can’t go to the park today, but every cloud has a silver lining because now you get to spend more time with your family.”
All the other options are incorrect and can, therefore, be eliminated.
Hence, c is the correct answer.
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