a bright spot
- something that is good when everything else seems bad
The one bright spot is that they have promised to re-examine the case.
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(a) bright spot — a bright spot phrase something that is good when everything else seems bad The one bright spot is that they have promised to re examine the case. Thesaurus: something or someone that is good or very goodsynonym Main entry: bright … Useful english dictionary
a bright spot — a/the ˈbright spot idiom a good or pleasant part of sth that is unpleasant or bad in all other ways • The win last week was the only bright spot in their last ten games. Main entry: ↑brightidiom … Useful english dictionary
the bright spot — a/the ˈbright spot idiom a good or pleasant part of sth that is unpleasant or bad in all other ways • The win last week was the only bright spot in their last ten games. Main entry: ↑brightidiom … Useful english dictionary
(a) bright spot — a pleasant or successful event or period of time when most other things are unpleasant or not successful. The only bright spot in Liverpool s disastrous performance was a stunning goal in the second half. (often + in) … New idioms dictionary
bright — W2S2 [braıt] adj comparative brighter superlative brightest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(light)¦ 2¦(sunny)¦ 3¦(intelligent)¦ 4¦(colours)¦ 5¦(cheerful)¦ 6¦(successful)¦ 7 as bright as a button 8 look … Dictionary of contemporary English
bright — [ braıt ] adjective *** ▸ 1 with strong color ▸ 2 full of light ▸ 3 intelligent ▸ 4 lively ▸ 5 likely to succeed ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) usually before noun bright colors are strong but not dark: She was wearing a bright red scarf. His eyes are bright… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
spot — spot1 W2S2 [spɔt US spa:t] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place)¦ 2¦(area)¦ 3¦(mark)¦ 4¦(on skin)¦ 5 on the spot 6 put somebody on the spot 7¦(tv/radio)¦ 8¦(position)¦ 9 weak spot … Dictionary of contemporary English
spot — 1 noun (C) 1 PLACE a particular place or area, especially a pleasant place where you spend time: an ideal spot for a picnic | We walked along the beach looking for a spot to sit. | camping/swimming/holiday spot (=a place that is suitable for a… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English