it's just one of those things

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it's just one of those things

It is an unexpected or random occurrence, especially a negative one, that one cannot predict or prevent. A: "I was so sorry to hear about your father's sudden passing." B: "Thank you. We're still in shock, but it's just one of those things." My mom broke her ankle a month before my wedding in Portugal. It was really unfortunate, but it's just one of those things.
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It's just one of those things.

It is something that couldn't have been prevented.; It is an unfortunate thing caused by fate. I'm sorry, too. It's not your fault. It's just one of those things. I feel terrible that I didn't pass the bar exam. I guess it was just one of those things.
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