Any port in a storm

In an emergency, we will accept help from any source and in any place, even from an unpleasant person.

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Idioms and Phrases with any port in a storm

any port in a storm

Any solution to a difficult situation (is better than none), as in John's plan isn't ideal, but any port in a storm. This metaphor was first recorded in 1749.

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