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that's the breaks

There is nothing we can do about the way things have unfolded, especially bad ones, so there is no reason to be upset about it; that's just the way things are. I'm pretty gutted about not getting into the grad school program I wanted, but hey, that's the breaks.
See also: break

tru(e) dat

slang That is true or correct; I concur. A colloquial spelling and pronunciation of "true that." A: "Yo, that test was brutal." B: "True dat, man. I'm just hoping I passed." A: "Oh man, that movie is incredible!" B: "Yup, tru dat!"
See also: DAT

true that

slang That is true or correct; I concur. A: "Yo, that test was brutal." B: "True that, man. I'm just hoping I passed." A: "Oh man, that movie is incredible!" B: "Yup, true that!"
See also: that, true
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that's the breaks


them's the breaks

People say that's the breaks or them's the breaks to mean that this is the way life is and there is nothing you can do about it. Some days you don't play so well, but that's the breaks.
See also: break
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

that's (or them's) the breaks

that's the way things turn out (used to express resigned acceptance of a situation). North American informal
See also: break
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

Tru dat

sent. That’s true.; I agree. Tru dat. I know just what you mean.
See also: DAT, Tru
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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