that's life


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that's life

The circumstances just described must be accepted as part of life, in which problems and inconveniences are inevitable. A: "Mommy, I didn't get all the presents I wanted for my birthday." B: "That's life, kiddo."
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that's life

COMMON People say that's life after an unlucky or unpleasant event or about an unpleasant fact to show that they realize such things are part of life and must be accepted. I've made lots of mistakes, but that's life. I have no regrets. They accept all children have problems and that's life.
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that's life

an expression of your acceptance of a situation, however difficult.
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ˌthat’s ˈlife

(also ˌc’est la ˈvie from French ) (spoken) used when you are disappointed about something but know that you must accept it: Some people are born intelligent and some people are not. That’s life.I didn’t get that job I wanted. They said I didn’t have enough experience. Oh well, c’est la vie.
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References in classic literature ?
It means life or death to your man, and of course that's life and death to you.
The awards have been organised by magazine That's Life.
Miss Rantzen told a conference in London That's Life used to receive thousands of letters every week, but was was only ever able to answer a handful.
Shaun Lee, 41, of North London, was named That's Life magazine's Single Dad of the Year.
3 She became the queen of the consumer show with That's Life.
He has also been fined a total of pounds 26,000 over Bai Lin slimming tea, exposed as a fake on That's Life in the 1980s.
Now that's life in the fast lane," said Lee Buxton, director of promotions, Coors Brewing Company, and a host of the flight.
Rantzen, who became a star with That's Life in 1973, said she wanted to wind down.
And yesterday the former That's Life presenter, who exposed Peter Foster's con tricks during her 21 years in charge of the show, admitted that he was right.
I'd like to think fans will clap me but I'm going there as an Everton player and they might boo me, that's life.
Former That's Life presenter Adrian Mills gave a brilliant insight into the difficulties of presenting an award.
Former That's Life star Esther said yesterday: "Desmond is tough.
FAR from turning her back on popular television as she claimed recently, I can reveal that Anthea Turner has been secretly plotting to resurrect That's Life.
That's life, that's horseracing and the horse has had a lovely experience.
I'm a message of peace and love but some days I have a bad day, that's life.