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what must be, must be
proverb Whatever is meant or predestined to happen will happen; there is no use in regretting or resisting what one cannot control. I'm really hoping that I get this job, but what must be, must be.
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What must be, must be.and What(ever) will be, will be.
Prov. If something is fated to happen, you cannot stop it from happening.; You cannot foretell the future. Harry hoped for many months that he would regain the use of his legs after the accident, but it soon became apparent that he would not. "What must be, must be," he thought resignedly. I'd like to win the contest, but I can't be sure that I will. What will be, will be. The doctors have done all they can. Whatever will be, will be.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.