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A blessing disguise

Losing that job was a blessing in disguise really.

A good thing that seemed bad at first

something that seems bad or unluckyat first, but results in something good happening later:

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be a dime a dozen

Books like this are a dime a dozen.

Something common

to be common and/or of very little value

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Beat around the bush

Don't beat around the bush - get to the point!


Avoid (vermeiden) saying what you mean, usually because it is uncomfortable

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Better late than never (: by itselve

Better to arrive late than not to come at all
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Bite the bullet

hate going to the dentist, but I'll just have to bite the bullet.

To get something over with because it is inevitable

to force yourself to do something unpleasant or difficult, or to be bravein a difficult situation:

Um etwas hinter sich zu bringen, weil es unvermeidlich ist

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Break a leg (PV)

Good luck
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Call it a day

I'm getting a bit tired now - let's call it a day.

After 14 years living and working in this country, she thinks it's time to call it a day.

Stop working on something

to stop what you are doing because you do not want to do any more or think you have done enough:

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Cut somebody some slak

Andrew's late again." "Cut him some slack - his wife just had a baby."

Sei nachsichtig mit jemandem

to not judge someone as severely as you usually would because they are having problems at the present time: