that's show business (for you)

that's show business (for you)

That is just the way that the entertainment industry works. Usually used to explain something negative about the industry. After nearly a year of work, a key investor pulled out and the whole film collapsed. Ah well, that's show business. You've just got to learn how to play the game and do things the way producers and executives want. It's not always fair, but that's show business for you.
See also: business, show
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that's show business (for you)

That is the way that life really is. (Also with biz and show biz.) And now the car won't start. That's show business for you. too bad about the bad investment. That's show biz.
See also: business, show
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

That’s show business

verb
See also: business, show

That’s show business (for you)

sent. That is the way that life really is. (Also with biz and show biz.) And now the car won’t start. That’s show business for you.
See also: business, for, show
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