Win a few, lose a few

(you) win a few, (you) lose a few

In life, you will always succeed in some situations while failing 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 a few, lose a few. We'll just do our best and hopefully win next week." We had to shut the business down this week—you win a few, you lose a few in this industry.
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Win a few, lose a few.

Sometimes one succeeds, and sometimes one fails. Tom: Well, I lost out on that Wilson contract, but I got the Jones job. Sally: That's life. Win a few, lose a few. "Win a few, lose a few," said Fred, staring at yesterday's stock prices.
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Win a few, lose a few

tv. Sometimes one wins; other times one loses. Too bad. Sorry about that. Win a few, lose a few.
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