WSLS

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win some, lose some

In life, you will always succeed in some situations and fail in others. Used especially as consolation following some loss or failure. A: "I'm so sorry to hear about the game last night." B: "Eh, win some, lose some. We'll just do our best and hopefully win next week." We had to shut the business down this week, but it has always been win some, lose some in this industry.
See also: lose, win

WSLS

An initialism of "win some, lose some," meaning that, in life, you will always succeed in some situations and fail in others. Used especially as consolation following some loss or failure. The abbreviation is only used in writing. A: "Hey, just texting to see how you're doing. Sorry to hear about the game last night." B: "I'm OK. WSLM. We'll just do our best and hopefully win next week."
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win some, lose some

It's not possible to win all the time, as in The coach was philosophical about our being shut out, saying "Win some, lose some." This expression, generally uttered about a loss, originated in the early 1900s among gamblers who bet on sporting events. A variant, win some, lose some, some rained out, suggests that the idiom comes from baseball. Its figurative use dates from the 1940s. Also see you can't win 'em all.
See also: lose, win
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Win some, lose some

and WSLS
phr. & comp. abb. Sometimes one will succeed, other times, one will fail. WSLS. I’m philosophical about it.
See also: lose, win

WSLS

verb
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