塞翁失马

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Etymology[edit]

From: 塞翁失马,焉知非福 (When the old man from the frontier lost his horse, how could one have known that it would not be fortuitous?)

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Proverb[edit]

塞翁失马

  1. A setback may turn out to be a blessing in disguise.
  2. Every cloud has a silver lining.