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.
Formed in 1986, Childline was the brainchild of Dame Esther and came about following a Child Watch segment which was commissioned for her popular prime-time That's Life programme.
THAT'S Life! could be making a TV comeback - and I've been wallowing in a warm nostalgic glow since Dame Esther Rantzen dangled the prospect of willy-shaped carrots returning to Sunday night telly.
"I asked on That's Life! if anyone who had suffered abuse as children would take part in a survey and something like 5,000 people took part."
DAME Esther Rantzen has dashed the hopes of fans, saying that her long-running former television programme That's Life! will not be resurrected.
DAME Esther Rantzen has confirmed that the BBC are in talks to bring back That's Life!
The broadcaster and charity champion is determined to carry on working and has held ongoing talks about bringing back her classic show 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. Life is good, life is for the living and the more peace and love and meditation I bring into my life, the better I feel" - Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr on his 75th birthday, saying he still feels only 74.
That's life" - Former TV presenter Fern Britton says she is happy to look her age, 57 "Jeremy Clarkson when he's hungry" - Craig Morris, head of Channel 5's channel management, responds to the question: "Who would you least like to share a taxi with?"
The former That's Life presenter said The Silver Line helpline - set up as a "Child-Line" for older people - was already having a "transformational" effect on the lives of thousands of the elderly - and had revealed a "huge and unmet need".
THAT'S Life is coming back to life for one night only as the show's host, Esther Rantzen, launches her latest campaign.
Former Prior Pursglove College student Abi hoped her Saturday performance of That's Life would be enough to secure her place next week.
Right from the outset, That's Life pulls together perspectives from both the sciences and humanities "scientists and philosophers have been asking 'what is life --we don't know' ...", "should we create life in our laboratories?".
Piers Morgan's Life Stories: Esther Rantzen Friday, ITV, 9pm Esther Rantzen joins Piers to talk about her life and career, including 21 years presenting and producing That's Life. Esther tells about her affair with her BBC boss, Desmond Wilcox - which turned into a marriage lasting more than 20 years - and how his death left her bereft.