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.
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.
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
A story of coming to grips with ever-evolving changes, "Nine Lives" is an entertaining story of life in a constant state of flux.
This one bills itself as "the continuing story of life on earth" and there really isn't much sense in debating that broad claim.
WHO WE ARE WRINKLES tell the story of life Upon the human face, Years roll on and on and every Tale or story leaves a trace, It's our weakness and strength, Time so unforgiving leaves Its mark, Tell-tale lines, creased forehead Skin puckered and dark, Your life is in your face, nothing Left to conceal, It's what we think, what we hide, What we do and feel, It's what makes us interesting, who We are and how we are seen, I'm me, you are you and as we age It's all there, Everyone can see what we have been.
His research led to the insights on the Jewish Mob--and here result in a realistic story of life in a bygone era.
The Zanzibar chest; a story of life, love, and death in foreign lands.
As a photographer, I am accustomed to communicating about the world visually, but in this book my words and images work together to convey the immensely human story of life during the war in Iraq.
The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands By Aidan Hartley Atlantic Monthly Press, $24.
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, A Story of Life for All Ages
It's a compelling story of life, love, loneliness and blocked urinals
The gruesome story of life at sea in the 18th century is the subject of a new exhibition on Teesside.
In the past, he has been punished by the Chinese Communist government for the content of his movies, especially for To Live, a story of life in China during Mao's Cultural Revolution.