English version

make a virtue of necessity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake a virtue of necessitymake a virtue of necessityADVANTAGEto get an advantage from doing something that you have to do, or to pretend that you are doing it willingly virtue
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make a virtue of necessityBut Simon does not merely make a virtue of necessity.But since response from ministers by the 1840s was extremely circumspect the reformers were probably making a virtue of necessity.
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