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Every cloud has a silver lining
Meaning: Try and be as optimistic as you can be, however difficult you are finding the situation at the moment, better times will come in the future.
Example: Every cloud has a silver lining, you will find a new job very soon.
A hot potato
Meaning: People talking about a current topic which cannot be agreed upon.
Example: The subject of Brexit is a hot potato.
Give someone the benefit of the doubt
Meaning: Believe what the person is or has said, until there is proof.
Example: Give him the benefit of the doubt, he may not have been there.
Let sleeping dogs lie
Meaning: Leave the situation as it is, do not get involved.
Example: Let sleeping dogs lie, you were not there so you cannot comment.
Once in a blue moon
Meaning: Something happens extremely rarely.
Example: Once in a blue moon there will be an eclipse of the sun by the moon.
Steal someone’s thunder
Meaning: Take the credit for a situation that someone else deserves
Example: He stole his colleague’s thunder about doing an excellent job.
Best of both words
Meaning: A person has all the advantages of a given situation.
Example: They have the best of both words as they spend half the year in England. And the rest of the year in Switzerland.