Evil

up to no good

Meaning: to have an evil plan

Example: The children can be up to no good cooped up in that attic together for two hours. You must go up and check. Read on

necessary evil

Meaning: something unpleasant that must be done in order to achieve a goal or objective

Example: Mike saw his going to work for his father as a necessary evil if he was ever to own his own company someday Read on

a blessing in disguise

Meaning: the misfortune which turns out to have advantages

Example: Losing that job turned out to be a blessing in disguise for him as it forced him to plunge into business. Read on

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in due course

in due course Meaning: in a reasonable length of time. Example: The students will receive the exams notification in due course.

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