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Old November 30, 2018, 10:20 AM
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A Saving Grace

People,

How would one say "saving grace" in Spanish?

For example:

This went bad, and the other went bad, and so on; but the saving grace was that something good happened!

I thank you all in advance!

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Old November 30, 2018, 10:43 AM
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Old November 30, 2018, 06:58 PM
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Why not "lo que le salva???

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Old November 30, 2018, 07:55 PM
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I suppose there are areas where 'le' might be used, but we're dealing with an expression that uses a direct object pronoun (with good reason).

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Okie dokie!

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