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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
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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
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Tru dat

sent. That’s true.; I agree. Tru dat. I know just what you mean.
See also: DAT, Tru
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References in classic literature ?
de poor little goole-bug, what I boosed in dat sabage kind ob style!
The following compounds were used in this study: DATS (purity > 97%; Shenzhen Minn Bolin Biotechnology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, China), iodoacetamide (IAM; Nanjing Dingguo Changsheng Biotechnology Co., Ltd., Nanjing, China), and mitomycin (Sigma, St Louis, MO, USA).
Discovery Air Technical Services Inc (DATS) is a holder of Transport Canada FAA and EASA approvals for the ATR 42/72, DASH-8 100/300, Boeing 737, CRJ 100/200, SAAB 340, Challenger 600 series, Learjet series and the ERJ 135/145 aircraft.
Diallyl sulfide (DAS), diallyl disulfide (DADS) and diallyl trisulfide (DATS) are the sulfur-containing compounds found in the Alliaceae family such as garlic.
The agreement with the subsidiary of US Airways Group Inc was achieved by DATS due to its competitive proposal, the carrier said.
The DATs consisted of technical professionals and community members representing various constituencies.
Even when the investigators excluded cases diagnosed within 12 months of blood donation, people with positive DAT tests had an eightfold higher risk of developing a hematopoietic cancer at an average follow-up of 66 months.
Stockton DAT was among 23% in the country which had services ranked as 'good' in the survey.
Dopamine transporters, or DATs, are located on the dopamine terminal and are responsible for recycling dopamine back into the neuron that released it.
WHAT DAT HAD TO DO:R Rewrite the service level agreements with local providers; increase their targets by 10 per cent; conduct an audit to measure the gap between the detox they had and the detox they needed; cut the funds to meet an NHS efficiency target.
It was reported that the anticarcinogenic effect of Allium vegetables is attributed to organosulfur compounds (OSCs) (Powolny and Singh 2008), including diallyl sulfide (DAS), diallyl disulfide (DADS), and diallyl trisulfide (DATS), and have demonstrated anti-cancer activities in animal models induced by a variety of chemical carcinogens (Hong et al.
The company recently signed a contract with a US regional airline covering a total of eight aircraft and Remy St-Martin, VP of commercial services, said that DATS looks forward to extending this agreement to cover additional aircraft.
The DATs from tissue treated with BoNT/C showed a time dependent reduction in phosphorylation to 81% of the basal level by 20 rain., while longer treatment times caused decreases to 69% of basal.
For example, it was shown that diallyl trisulfide (DATS) can trigger apoptosis in PC-3 and DU145 human prostate cancer cells through inhibiting the expression of Bcl-2 protein, and activating ERK1/2 and JNK pathways, as well as inactivating the Akt signalling axis (Xiao et al.
Mutagenesis: To address the issue of which DAT N-terminal serine residues are phosphorylated, we constructed stably transfected [LLC-PK.sub.1] cell lines expressing rat DATs with serine to alanine mutations at residues 2, 4, 7, 12, 13, and 21.