what a life!

what a life

This particular way of life is really exhausting, difficult, or unenjoyable. My grandfather was up at dawn and worked himself to the bone till sunset for nearly every day until he died—what a life! I have to take two different trains and a bus to and from work every day. What a life!
See also: life, what

what a ˈlife!

used to show that you think your life is very difficult or unpleasant: Three hours travelling to work in a crowded train every day. What a life!Cooking, cleaning and ironing seven days a week. What a life!
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