c'est la vie


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c'est la vie

Oh well. This French phrase, meaning "that's life," indicates resignation and acceptance of something that one dislikes but cannot change. I know you're annoyed to have gotten another parking ticket, but c'est la vie. I had hoped to get home early enough to cook dinner, but that didn't happen, so we ordered pizza instead—c'est la vie.
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Additionally, the members of C'est La Vie are part of the Scottsdale Chorus and will compete with the Chorus at Sweet Adelines' International Convention and Competition this October.
A seven-night stay at C'est la Vie starts from PS1,209 (based on two sharing) including breakfast and flights with British Airways.
C'est la Vie is located at 3901 Hardy Street (opposite the Purple Parrot Cafe) and is open Tuesday through Sunday.
The writing in C'est la Vie is mundane, the acting amateurish, movement negligible, and no one even gets naked, so you find your binoculars straying to the pricey decor in neighboring high-rises and the hard bodies in the twenty-four-hour gym across the square.
The boys played some of their classic stonkers in a tiny nightclub - and also sang the album's C'Est La Vie, I Wanna Get Lost With You and upcoming single Song for the Summer - an upbeat ballad perfect for Kelly Jones's trademark rasp.
Son ecole, c'est la vie, c'est sa terre natale qu'il embrasse dans ses meditations et ses delires.
I wasn't going broke and if I got paid all the bad debts I was owed I would have made a few quid, but, c'est la vie, that's training.
Rebecca Hope, 19, also annoyed her neighbours by singing along to C'est La Vie by girl band B*Witched at the top of her voice.
Mais pour l'instant, le plus important, c'est la vie.
Canvas Cafe paints a picture to savor, while C'est la Vie est magnifique.
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Mr Maynard is also in the process of releasing a remix of girl band B*Witched hit song C'est La Vie to help raise more money for the five-year-old, and is now trying to track down the members of the group.
For songs like C'est La Vie, Papa and Wanted, she was seated at the piano on her own, calling to mind a fresh-faced Tori Amos with a good bit of the angst removed.