It's an ill wind that blows no good British American saying spoken language
Sometimes this idiom is also known as the phrase "it's an ill wind".
The long lasting wide spread heavy rain has caused flooding, but it helps to nourish soil naturally. It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
It seems to be true that it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
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This expression appeared in John Heywood's 1546 proverb collection and remains so well known that it is often shortened (an ill wind). Heywood's meaning was that "a wind that was unlucky for one person would bring good fortune to another". It also gave rise to a much-quoted pun about the difficulty of playing the oboe, describing the instrument as an ill wind that nobody blows good.