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mixed blessing

noun [S] uk   us  
something that has advantages and disadvantages: Getting into the team is a mixed blessing - it's good to have the place, but I'll have to spend a lot of time training.
Translations of “mixed blessing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 福禍參半的事物,利弊並存的事物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 福祸兼有的事物,利弊并存的事物…
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