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English definition of “one man's loss is another man's gain”

one man's loss is another man's gain

saying
said when someone gets an advantage from someone else's bad luck
(Definition of one man's loss is another man's gain from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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