mixed blessing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “mixed blessing” in the English Dictionary

"mixed blessing" in American English

See all translations

mixed blessingnoun [C]

us   /ˈmɪkst ˈbles·ɪŋ/
an event or situation that has both advantages and disadvantages
(Definition of mixed blessing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mixed blessing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 福祸兼有的事物,利弊并存的事物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 福禍參半的事物,利弊並存的事物…
What is the pronunciation of mixed blessing?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More