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How to use blessing in a sentence
Anu gave me his blessing to use today’s examples from his page, and even said he’d tell about this contest to his regular contributors.
I really think he would be a great father and that if I got pregnant by "accident," he would recognize what a blessing it was.Carolyn Hax: Planning an ‘accidental’ pregnancy? Try intentional soul-searching.|Carolyn Hax|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
For media companies, that scale can be a blessing and a curse.Smart TVs have become the new front in the connected TV platform battle|Tim Peterson|February 8, 2021|Digiday
When I saw that the company introduced matching PANTS this year, I immediately wrote to my editor and begged for her blessing to review them.
A kindness you can offer in return is your blessing for him to remain connected to them — in ways that minimize the emotional cost to you.Carolyn Hax: Her sister-in-law has the starring role in a mean group chat|Carolyn Hax|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
And it gave Baghdadi the opportunity to praise his new minions, blessing them as his official representatives.
Maybe, then, the Hathahate phenomenon is a blessing in disguise.
Scott says he last spoke to his predecessor a few days ago, although he never explicitly gave his blessing.
In Citizens United the Court gave its blessing to corporations having a significant political role in elections.The Supreme Court Is Weighing Corporate Power Yet Again|Zephyr Teachout|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She ended up praying with me and giving me her blessing to portray her Dad.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood|Marlow Stern|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
To know, to love, and to be loved by such a man as Burne-Jones was a supreme blessing in his life.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Jacob cheated his brother out of the parental blessing, and lied about God, and lied to his father to accomplish his end.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
His last words when he bade me farewell, and gave me his blessing were, to remember always to think twice before I spoke once.
It has more than verified all predictions as to its usefulness, and has proved a blessing to north-west Donegal.
British Dictionary definitions for blessing
- a short prayer prescribed for a specific occasion and beginning "Blessed art thou, O Lord…"
- a section of the liturgy including a similar formula
Idioms and Phrases with blessing
In addition to the idiom beginning with blessing
- blessing in disguise
- give thanks for small blessings
- mixed blessing