That's the story of my life - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
that's the story of my life
(it's/that's the) story of my life
This bad thing, or bad things like it, have happened to me frequently in my life. Often used humorously. A: "They decided to hire someone who has a relative in the company." B: "Story of my life, man." I can't believe another girl broke up with me because she wanted to date my friend. I swear, it's the story of my life. A: "Ew, I just swallowed a bug." B: "Story of my life."
that’s the ˌstory of my ˈlife (informal) used for saying that something that happens to you or to another person is typical of the bad luck you always have: ‘I meet somebody I really like and she tells me she’s married. That’s the story of my life!’
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We were flying against the wind, but you know that's the story of my life
That's the story of my life
- just one of the hoi polloi.