these things happen

these things happen

It is common for unfortunate things to happen or for people to make mistakes, so there's no use worrying about it. A: "I'm so sorry to hear that you and Amy broke up." B: "It's okay. It hurts, but these things happen." A: "I feel so awful about breaking your window!" B: "Don't worry, these things happen."
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ˌthese things ˈhappen

used to tell somebody not to worry about something they have done: ‘Sorry — I’ve spilt some wine.’ ‘Never mind, these things happen.’
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But it's only what I've seen over and over again--people seem to forget that these things happen, and then they do happen, and they're surprised.
Sometimes these things happen on a personal level, and they happen in such a blur, while your consciousness is in a dense mass of disorganized emotions and thoughts.
Rapper-producer G-Eazy brings his These Things Happen tour to the McDonald Theatre, 1010 Willamette St.
He added: "I was supposed to be getting the England job, then I didn't get it but these things happen.
The key is training teachers on how to address human rights topics, and our ultimate goal is to empower students to learn why and how these things happen,'' said Momjian, whose nonprofit group develops instructional materials about human rights and genocide.
Echoed Becerra: ``We need to find a way to make sure these things happen.