story of (one's) life

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story of (one's) life

One experiences that frequently or repeatedly. A: "I can't remember where I left my keys." B: "Story of my life, dude." The story of her life, thus far, has been being in the right place at the right time.
See also: life, of, story
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"You don't understand why I say this," he continued, "but it is the whole story of life. You talk of Bonaparte and his career," said he (though Pierre had not mentioned Bonaparte), "but Bonaparte when he worked went step by step toward his goal.
It was the 'Afraja' of Theodore Mugge, a story of life in Norway during the last century, and I remember it as a very lovely story indeed, with honest studies of character among the Norwegians, and a tender pathos in the fate of the little Lap heroine Gula, who was perhaps sufficiently romanced.
Nazi Terrorist tells the story of life inside the secret Nazi organisation and the breaking open of the plot in astonishing detail.
Maverick Priest - a Story of Life on the Edge" is his story, a story of faithful obedience; a story of finding and following life's purpose; to bring to the world a message of love, peace, and nonviolence, and to build bridges of understanding between opposing ideologies of individuals and nations.
"Supermax Prison" the inherently fascinating and illustrative story of life in that prison.
They raise a family and survive, managing 'to live' from the 40's to the 70's in this epic, but personal, story of life through an amazing period in Chinese history.
To celebrate the 90th birthday of the iconic broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, BBC Earth announced it was developing a new mobile app called "Attenborough's Story of Life," which would highlight the best of Attenborough's work.
Summary: 'Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia' is one of reader's favourite books
Bedes World is a museum which tells the story of life over 1300 years ago.
I really liked 'The Story of Life' and after reading it I felt really proud to be an inhabitant of Earth!
SHOPGIRLS: THE TRUE STORY OF LIFE BEHIND THE COUNTER (9pm BBC2) YOU can't make a documentary about the history of shopgirls without covering the history of shops themselves.
COACH HOLIDAYS 2 days from PS109.00 Departs Aug & Sept 2014 Step inside Buckingham Palace on this Royal Break and experience The 'Royal Childhood' Exhibition, which tells the story of life as a young member of the royal family at Buckingham Palace.
The app includes a number of multimedia add-ons and features an interactive timeline, which takes you through the story of life in Pompeii and Herculaneum before and after the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD, photos of the exhibits and interviews with the exhibition experts.
THE WILD MARSH: FOUR SEASONS AT HOME IN MONTANA offers a fine, revealing story of life in Montana's Yaak Valley and follows his family's seasonal experiences of nature.
With the letters as research, author Tony Haas tells the story of life during the early twentieth century in Russia, but in the small villages far away from the revolutions and communist uprisings.