it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good love

it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good

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  • Often misunderstood. The saying is based on the premise that when something is bad, someone else will usually benefit. However, it must be very bad, when nobody at all benefits.

Etymologies

A wind would have to be really bad (ill) if it brought nothing good to anyone. (Wiktionary)

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